Apply for funding for the expansion of gigabit-capable broadband infrastructures

Service Description

The Free State of Thuringia supports your projects for the expansion of a reliable, high-performance and gigabit-capable broadband infrastructure.

Funding is primarily provided for

  • Closing gaps in coverage
  • the construction and expansion of gigabit-capable broadband infrastructures in all areas that do not have a gigabit-capable network
  • the construction and expansion of WLAN networks in public spaces

You will receive the funding as a grant:

  • The grant amount is generally 75% of the eligible expenditure.
  • If there are special reasons, the funding rate can be up to 100% of the eligible expenditure.

You are eligible for funding to close coverage gaps and expand the broadband infrastructure as:

  • local authorities, associations of local authorities or mergers of local authorities in the Free State of Thuringia
  • companies organized under private law that are under sole public ownership and to which the task of broadband expansion funding for the funding area applied for has been transferred by the responsible municipality

You are eligible for funding for the expansion of WLAN networks as:

  • local authorities, associations of local authorities or mergers of local authorities in the Free State of Thuringia
  • legal entities under private and public law, providers of public services or tourist and cultural offerings

Not eligible for funding:

  • Projects to close gaps in coverage and to expand the gigabit-capable broadband infrastructure that do not exceed EUR 100,000
  • Projects for the expansion of WLAN networks that do not exceed an amount of EUR 5,000
  • Costs for the construction of infrastructure facilities that do not enable non-discriminatory access
  • land acquisition costs, including all expenses directly or indirectly related to land acquisition
  • the mere upgrading of existing networks with additional active components

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Thüringer Aufbaubank (TAB) - Anstalt öffentlichen Rechts

Address
Gorkistraße 9
99084 Erfurt
Remark: S Finance Center

Postal address
Post office box 90 02 44
99105 Erfurt
Telephone
0361 7447-0
Fax
0361 7447-271