France to Unveil Digital Plan

Dreyfuss, Joel
October 2008
Red Herring;10/10/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that French President Nicolas Sarkozy is scheduled to reveal his plan for the digital economy on October 13, 2008. It states that the plan has been in the works for several months and is designed to give France the impetus it needs to catch up to other developed nations. It mentions that the plan is likely to call for faster expansion of broadband access toward of a stated goal of providing 100 percent of the population access to the Internet by 2012 and narrowing the digital divide between rich and poor in France.


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