The EU Commission approves a €2.1 billion German State aid scheme to support the roll-out of infrastructure for high-speed mobile communication services

State aid: Commission approves €2.1 billion German scheme to support roll-out of infrastructure for high speed mobile communication services in underserved areas in Germany* The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €2.1 billion German aid scheme to support the deployment, operation, and granting of access to high performance mobile infrastructure in areas served only with 2G networks and below. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “This €2.1 billion scheme will enable the provision of high-performance mobile services to citizens. It will bring about significant mobile network capacity and availability in currently underserved areas in Germany. All mobile network operators will obtain access to the infrastructure on

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European Commission, The EU Commission approves a €2.1 billion German State aid scheme to support the roll-out of infrastructure for high-speed mobile communication services, 25 May 2021, e-Competitions May 2021, Art. N° 100978

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