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The role of public policies in the universalization of the broadband in Spain


  • Frías, Zoraida
  • Vergara, Arturo
  • Pérez, Jorge


This paper presents the problems of the deployment of telecommunication networks and the role of public policies in order to fulfil the Digital Agenda for Europe targets regarding basic broadband universal service for 2013 and the 30 Mbps universal availability for 2020 for the case of Spain. The impact of issues as the universal service declaration, reframing process and access regulation are analysed as means of bringing the benefits of Information Society closer to all the citizens.

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  • Frías, Zoraida & Vergara, Arturo & Pérez, Jorge, 2012. "The role of public policies in the universalization of the broadband in Spain," 23rd European Regional ITS Conference, Vienna 2012 60366, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
  • Handle: RePEc:zbw:itse12:60366

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