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Funded by Interreg II Karelia 1996-1999

Objective of the project

The objective of the project was to build a trustworthy and affordable infrastructure to the eastern part of Kainuu and a telecommunication connection to Vartius. The project was going to expand and certify fixed and high-speed telecommunications connections on the Kajaani-Sotkamo-Kuhmo-Vartius-Kostomuksha axis to support regional business. The project was going to create a variety of efficient communication options, such as a high-speed data connection, as well as expanding the coverage of a GSM mobile network on the Vartius-Kostomuksha route.

Main activities


Basic information




1997-08-01 - 1998-12-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

428 861 € / 58 863 €

Lead partner

Kajaanin Puhelinosuuskunta
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