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70% of homes in the EU have high-speed internet – but a digital divide persists

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70% of homes in the European Union in 2021 had high-speed internet connections. Image: Unsplash/Glenn Carstens-Peters

Victoria Masterson
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High-speed internet coverage by type of area by percentage of households in European countries in 2021.
Just over 70% of homes in the European Union enjoyed high-speed internet access in 2021. Image: Eurostat

High-speed internet coverage by type of area by percentage of households in low settled areas.
High-speed internet only reaches 37% of homes in rural ‘low settled areas’ of the EU. Image: Eurostat


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