Estonia gets on the national broadband network train

Australia and the U.S. aren't the only countries with grand broadband network plans. A report emerged in the Postimees Online that the Estonian government has approved a plan to develop a national broadband network. Set to be operational by 2013, the government says the new network will capable of delivering 100 Mbps-capable Internet service across the country, including even very rural areas. Juhan Parts, Estonia's minister of economic affairs and communications, said that the "ultra-fast broadband connection" will be available in 90 percent of the country's territory by 2012, and then in every region of the country by 2015.

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