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Dutch open cable proposal promising - unless market backs KPN and ACM holds out for FTTH

Wednesday 28 February 2018 | 11:57 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Dutch regulator ACM has released a draft analysis for the fixed broadband market, designating both KPN and VodafoneZiggo dominant players for the first time. If approved, the decision would see both copper and cable networks subject to access regulation for the three years to 2021. KPN immediately offered an alternative: its VULA deals agreed with alternative operators in 2015 would be extended to fibre and for another seven years. The ACM would still have oversight over the tariffs negotiated on a commercial basis. If KPN is able to secure the VULA deals and convince the ACM that regulatory

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: KPN / Tele2 Netherlands / T-Mobile Netherlands / VodafoneZiggo
Countries: Netherlands
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