CASE COMMENT: STATE AIDS - AID AGAINST DESERTION OF RURAL AREAS - DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

Clearance: The European Commission authorises an aid to develop broadband connectivity in the UK (UK Broadband)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EC Comm, 16 November 2004, United Kingdom - Broadband Business Fund EC Comm, 16 November 2004, United Kingdom - Broadband Scotland, case N 307/2004 EC Comm, 14 December 2004, United Kingdom - Broadband in Lincolnshire, case N 126/2004 In three similar decisions, the Commission has examined the question of support for the development of the broadband system in certain rural areas of the United Kingdom where there are no private investment initiatives. The notified aid was declared compatible with the common market (only the first two decisions are examined here, the third not yet published on the Commission's website). As regards the Broadband

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  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton (Brussels)

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Jacques Derenne, Clearance: The European Commission authorises an aid to develop broadband connectivity in the UK (UK Broadband), 16 November 2004, Concurrences N° 1-2005, Art. N° 1495, pp. 94-95

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