Poland has a high concentration of mobile devices, and mobile payments could help it overcome a lack of broadband.
But it’s the lack of fast broadband and lack of access to internet that has been the biggest hurdle.
The country needs to address both issues to see it move ahead with the rollout of a new high-speed internet link, a proposal the government says it will take a final decision on by mid-October.
A Polish telecommunications company, which is building a broadband network for the government, says it is targeting a speed of 3Mbps to 5Mbps, which would be faster than the average in Poland.
But it also wants the average broadband speed to be 2.5Mbps to 3Mbps.
The project is part of a wider government push to improve access to high-bandwidth services for people in rural areas.
But the telecom company says it can’t be done in a country where access to the internet is slow.
The government has been working with mobile service providers to upgrade their network to 4G, but it has yet to announce which of the three major providers will get a piece of the pie.
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