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Supporting network investment: structural separation not broadband deregulation

Monday 22 June 2015 | 14:06 CET | Author: Corina Schultz, Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Nearly all the European incumbent operators have called on the EU to relax regulation of the sector. "We need a level playing field. (...) WhatsApp is doing communications, Facebook is doing communications. I don't see why they should be treated differently," according to the joint letter sent to EU President Donald Tusk. Eircom (Ireland) and TDC (Denmark) were the only two incumbents not to sign the letter. 

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