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ACM maintains KPN wholesale broadband regulation

Friday 31 October 2014 | 08:35 CET | News
Dutch regulator ACM has decided to maintain wholesale access regulation on incumbent KPN's networks for another three years. Ziggo, which is merging with UPC to become a national cable operator, will not be subject to access regulation. By opening up KPN's networks to competing providers such as Vodafone and Tele2, consumers can save at least EUR 250 million a year, according to the ACM. KPN currently serves around 40 percent of Dutch broadband customers and Ziggo 44 percent. Two nationwide players is not enough to ensure competition, the ACM found. Alternative providers on KPN's DSL and FTTH

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: KPN / Reggefiber / Tele2 / UPC / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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