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How to Understand the Speed of the Internet Connection?

Commonly available speed does not mean the same as the advertised speed.
What is considered as deviations?
BCO has prepared a clear scheme of what the individual terms mean according to the CTO methodology.

List of territorial coordinators:

Map of visited municipalities:

Interactive coverage map

Project Objective

Basic Objectives of the Broadband Competence Office, Czech Republic (BCO) Project
  • To promote and facilitate coordination in the construction/reconstruction of line structures with the development of high-speed networks.
  • To promote and enforce the removal of existing barriers and reduction in investment intensity.
  • To seek ways to speed up the process of designing and constructing high-speed networks.
  • To act as a professional partner for local governments, sharing experience.

BCO’s Vision

BCO’s Mission

BCO’s activities focus mainly on

  • Supporting increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of investments in the development of high-speed networks
  • Providing advice and expert assistance to municipalities, organisations, socio-economic actors and the general population in the area of the development of high-speed networks (coverage, mapping, quality of service and penetration, future investment plans, etc.)
  • Providing advice and expert assistance on the use of subsidies and financial instruments
  • Supporting the aggregation of demand for high-speed services

Take a look at an overview of selected practical examples, where BCO has already been of assistance in the first half of 2020.

BCO is independent and technology-neutral. Every employee must adhere to the BCO Employee Code of Ethics

BCO carries out its activities within this organisational structure..





Brobadband Competence Offices
European Commission website on the BCO initiative

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Public consultation
MIT web portal for public consultations concerning the programme of support for the coverage of the Czech Republic by high-speed Internet connection networks within the OP EIC (Operational Programme Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness) programme

CTO: Monitoring Reports
Monthly Monitoring Report from Czech Telecommunication Office