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Alternative operators warn against further deregulation in EU telecoms code

Monday 12 March 2018 | 16:51 CET | News
ECTA, the association of European alternative operators, has warned against possible regulatory holidays being included in the proposed EU Electronic Communications Code. The Council and the European Parliament are in the midst of negotiating the final text of the code, which represents an overhaul of telecoms regulation in the EU. ECTA said the latest draft proposal points to a worrying trend towards deregulation of wholesale broadband access. 

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