Sunday

4th Dec 2016

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Free wifi in every EU city by 2020, Juncker promises

Every city in the EU will offer free wireless internet access in its centre by 2020, EU commission president Juncker promised in his state of the EU speech on Wednesday. "We need to be connected. Our economy needs it. People need it," said Juncker. He also said that a faster mobile network, known as 5G, should be "fully deployed" in the EU by 2025.

News in Brief

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  3. Transparency NGO sues EU commission on Turkey deal
  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
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