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Dutch govt criticises EC 5G action plan

Friday 11 November 2016 | 10:19 CET | News
The Dutch government supports the European Commission's recently presented goals for broadband by 2025, but has questioned whether they're achievable. A letter from the Foreign Affairs Ministry on the proposals said that it sees the important contribution telecom infrastructure makes to economic growth but the aim for 100 Mbps throughout the EU may be to ambitious. It's also concerned about the 5G action plan presented, saying the EU should not try and prescribe too much before the 5G standards are set or seeing what the latest developments in 4G can do. The Commission should not promote 5G

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Companies: Europese Commissie / Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken
Countries: Europe / Netherlands
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