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BNetzA criticises broadband rollout 'cherry-picking'

Thursday 12 February 2015 | 17:16 CET | News
The German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has received many complaints about big network providers 'cherry-picking' new areas for broadband, Handelsblatt reports. The agency refers to established providers such as Deutsche Telekom, saying these do not show interest in certain, mostly rural, areas until regional initiatives announce the installation of a broadband network. MP Ingbert Liebing has called on the Network Agency to stop this system, saying costs will eventually land in the lap of the taxpayer.

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Categories: Fixed / General
Companies: Deutsche Telekom
Countries: Germany
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