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BIPT consults on margin squeeze on cable

Wednesday 2 March 2016 | 15:16 CET | News
Belgian regulator BIPT has opened a second public consultation on the topic of margin squeeze. This happens when a vertically integrated operator has too small a difference between its wholesale and retail prices, making in difficult for alternative operators using its wholesale services to make a profit in the retail market. BIPT wants to update its guidelines for determining a margin squeeze, as the current rules date from 2007. In December it started a consultation on margin squeeze in the DSL market, and the latest consultation covers the cable market. 

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Companies: BIPT
Countries: Belgium
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