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DeTe rejects accusations of fibre network overbuild

Wednesday 22 August 2018 | 16:35 CET | News
Rather than focus on improving broadband coverage, regional actors who criticize this law and Telekom's actions are instead attempting to establish "new regional monopolies" in the telecoms market by making the construction of alternative infrastructure as costly as possible, said Telekom.

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom
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