The EU Commission approves €200 million voucher scheme to support access to broadband services by low-income families in Italy

State aid: Commission approves €200 million voucher scheme to support access to broadband services by low-income families in Italy* The European Commission has approved under EU State aid rules a €200 million voucher scheme to help low-income families in Italy access high-speed broadband services. The measure will contribute to reducing the digital divide in Italy, whilst limiting possible distortions of competition. Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: "This €200 million Italian voucher scheme will help low-income families in Italy benefit from access to high-speed internet broadband services. Importantly, it will contribute to addressing the country's

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European Commission, The EU Commission approves €200 million voucher scheme to support access to broadband services by low-income families in Italy, 4 August 2020, e-Competitions September 2020, Art. N° 96181

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