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Officially: the tariff for the social Internet will cost 5 euros, but the speed and traffic will increase to 30 Mbps and 30 GB per month – Telecommunications



Officially: the tariff for the social Internet will cost 5 euros, but the speed and traffic will increase to 30 Mbps and 30 GB per month - Telecommunications

Anacom has approved new broadband social tariff rules setting prices and mandatory minimum speeds. The highlight is the change in values, initially the requested minimum download speed is 10 Mbps, which becomes 30 Mbps, and 1 Mbps download becomes 3 Mbps. In addition to speed, the minimum monthly bandwidth to be included in the offer is between 12 GB and 30 GB.

It also promoted a statement of a monthly fee for broadband Internet service in the amount of € 5 or € 6.15 with 23% VAT. Anacom states that this value meets the goal of making the price affordable for low-income consumers or for special social needs. The regulations also set a maximum price for the activation of the service and the supply of equipment for Internet access, such as routers, at € 21.45 or € 26.38 with 23% VAT.

The project dates back to 2019, but only at the end of July Decree-law defining the basis for the application of tariffs for the social Internet– a measure expected to benefit approximately 700,000 low-income families in order to guarantee Internet access. It is planned that this will be done before the end of the year.

The regulator also advises that it has recommended that the Government consider exemption from the obligation to offer Internet companies at social rates with acceptable turnover weighing less than 1% of the global acceptable turnover of the electronic communications sector.

It is noted that this tariff for social Internet will be available to all operators that offer this type of service for people with low incomes and special social needs. The aim is to reduce barriers to Internet access and to promote their appropriate use. Anacom estimates that 800,000 people can benefit from this special rate nationwide, although there may be fewer effective recipients.

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Anacom justifies increasing the speed values ​​to meet the Internet access needs of elements of the household as part of a satisfactory service experience. He also wants to avoid the risk of social exclusion by not putting the beneficiaries of the proposal at a disadvantage than other regular Internet users, “with adequate participation in the digital economy and society,” the statement said.

Operators have already left their positions in response to Anacom’s decision. A APriitel argues the proposed value could have high costs for the sector… Pedro Mota Soares, secretary general of Apritel, has already told SAPO TEK that “the financing of this social policy should come primarily from public funds and not just burden the electronic communications sector”. In preliminary figures provided by Anacom, Associação D3 defended the fact that this social internet tariff has characteristics (in terms of speed and traffic volume) that make it “second-rate connection and not in line with the measure’s targets,” arguing that the targets pointed to minimum coverage of 30 Mbps, the value that Anacom just updated.

SAPO TEK has collected some questions about this Social Tariff, already based on data from Decree-Law 66/2021, which we share here

Editor’s note: More information has been added to the news. Last updated 11:17.

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Everything has been delivered. 10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners



Everything has been delivered.  10 Bugatti Centodieci are already in the hands of the owners

OAll Bugatti Centodieci have been delivered, the Molsheim-based brand said on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo received the number 07 in October this year. and Bugatti has now revealed that the latest unit – #10 – is already in the possession of its owner.

“The Centodieci combines all the values ​​of the Bugatti brand in an extraordinary package: rarity, innovation, heritage, craftsmanship and unrivaled performance. The production batch of 10 units was so in demand by our customers that it was sold before the Centodieci. was even officially presented,” said Christophe Piochon, president of Bugatti.

This latest example is finished in Quartz White with carbon fiber trim on the bottom and matte grilles. The brake calipers are painted in Light Blue Sport, as is the logo on the rear that refers to the EB110, the iconic Bugatti model that inspired this Centodieci. Inside, the predominant color is also blue, as you can see in the images above.

This block is powered by the same block as the other nine instances. The 8.0-liter W16 with four turbines is capable of developing 1600 hp. In terms of performance, this allows the Centodieci to hit 100 km/h in just 2.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 380 km/h.

Recall that each unit costs the owners eight million euros before taxes.

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The first Dacia hybrid. “The cheapest hybrid family on the market”



The first Dacia hybrid.  "The cheapest hybrid family on the market"

BUT Dacia revealed this Monday that the hybrid engine has been available since March on the Jogger, the Romanian brand’s model known to be available with a seven-seat variant.

The Jogger Hybrid 140, Dacia’s first hybrid, will hit dealerships in March, but customers can expect and order it as early as January.

The price has been revealed by Dacia and since it’s only available in the seven-seater SL Extreme, it starts at €28,800. The brand claims it is “the most affordable hybrid family car on the market.”

Available in six existing colors to celebrate the launch of this hybrid, there will be a slate gray version, as you can see in the images above.

Equipped with a 1.6 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 90 hp, the Jogger is also powered by two electric motors (a 50 hp engine and a high-voltage starter-generator). The total power is 140 horsepower. The electric transmission is automatic, four-speed, connected to an internal combustion engine, and two speeds are connected to an electric motor. This combined technology was possible, according to Dacia, only due to the lack of clutch.

Combined with the energy recovery levels of the 1.2kWh (230V) battery pack and the efficiency of the automatic transmission, regenerative braking delivers all-electric traction on 80% of urban journeys and saves up to 40% of fuel compared to a combustion engine vehicle.

Read also: Dual-fuel Dacia Jogger Eco-G. We tried 5 seater and LPG…

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See how Tesla tests its electric Semi truck in the worst-case scenarios



Tesla Semi camião elétrico testes

Tesla has finally been able to bring its long-awaited Semi to market. This electric truck promises to revolutionize transportation and bring all the unique characteristics of this type of electric vehicle to this class of vehicles.

Now that the first units have been delivered, there is hope that they will finally be mass-produced and reach more transport companies. With so many promises to be kept, a new video is now emerging showing Tesla testing its Semi truck under worst-case scenarios.

Tesla Semi is already on the market

Like all Tesla electric vehicles, Semi follows the same line of creating a unique design associated with a platform with the most modern technology available. The proof is in what was presented to the public and surprised most people.

To prove the quality of this new proposal, Tesla published in your LinkedIn account new video. In it, he reveals some of the testing he's done to determine the strength and quality of the Semi's design and its (potential) durability.

Tests to prove its durability

It has been revealed that the Tesla electric truck is subjected to numerous tests and its application in the worst scenarios that drivers may face. It doesn't stop at the ruggedness of the Semi's designs, but goes further and focuses on the motors and batteries themselves.

This is the proof that many have been waiting for to ensure that this new proposal is not limited to a lot of autonomy. Its resistance is great and will provide greater durability, further enhancing the Semi's value and performance.

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high quality electric truck

Tesla has already showcased the Semi's quality with a video showing its truck driving roughly 500 miles on just one charge. The big news here is that he managed to make this long journey with a maximum load of about 37 tons.

Now Tesla remains to widely place the Semi on the market. At the moment, only a few companies have access to this new product, with a very long list of pending deliveries, who want to start mass-using this electric truck offering.

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