Dutch govt confirms free router choice

Friday 23 December 2016 | 11:04 CET | News
The Dutch ministry of economic affairs has published a new decision on end-user devices, implementing the EU directive 2014/53 on radio equipment. Designed to make the telecom equipment market more competitive, the directive allows users to connect any compatible device for service. The Dutch decision defines the term 'network access point', where a user can connect his or her device to access services. The provider may not limit the choice of device; for example a modem meeting the Docsis standard can be used on all networks base don this standard. Software updates must all be available and

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Companies: ACM
Countries: Netherlands
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