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Competition backs French Antilles ex-ante cable regulation

Friday 17 June 2011 | 09:31 CET | News
France's Competition Authority has backed telecom regulator Arcep's draft decision to establish ex-ante regulation in the wholesale access market of undersea cables in the French Antilles. The purpose of the planned regulation is to enable all electronic communication operators present in overseas counties and regions to be assured access to the principal means of connecting these territories to the global internet, submarine cable. Especially ISPs face a rising demand for bandwidth. The Antilles region has two major operators, France Telecom and Loret, the latter having won a public contract

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Arcep / France Telecom / Global Caribbean Network / Loret Telecom
Countries: Caribbean / French Guiana / Guadeloupe / Saint Martin / St. Bart's
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