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ACM: two fixed networks is not enough

Tuesday 7 July 2015 | 17:20 CET | News
Two networks for consumer fixed services is not enough, according to ACM chairman Chris Fonteijn. He was speaking at a regulatory conference in London, discussing various issues dealt with by the Dutch regulator, such as the emergence of a duopoly on the market following the merger of UPC and Ziggo. According to Fonteijn, two dominant operators can lead to coordination between the main players and less investment and innovation, disadvantaging consumers. Such a situation has emerged in the Dutch market and may be evident in other European countries. Fonteijn cited a report from the OECD that

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: ACM / KPN / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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