Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, minister of Transportation and Local Government, Páll Jóhann Pálsson, chairman of the Telecommunications Fund of Iceland, and local representatives, today signed agreements on co-sponsorship from the Telecommunications fund and regional grants from the Ministry of Transportation to build a network of fiber-optic
in rural areas in 23 municipalities around Iceland.

Norðurþing municipality was granted 32.6 million for rural areas within the municipality.rtunity to cooperate. The agreements grants 23 municipalities a total of about 1,475 million króna from 2019 to 2021, in order to connect up to 1700 eligible locations as well as a number of other buildings that do not receive funding.