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Dutch govt to pursue cable regulation at EU level

Thursday 13 November 2014 | 10:27 CET | News

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A broad majority in the Dutch parliament supports opening up cable networks to competition. The issue was discussed in a debate with the responsible minister on 12 November, Henk Kamp at economic affairs. Various options could support implementation of such regulation, such as an analysis of the broadcast market or a shorter regulatory period. However, the minister underlined that only the regulator ACM can such a decision on its own. The government also backs symmetric access regulation for national networks and plans to push the policy as part of the reform of the EU telecom regulation

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Companies: ACM
Countries: Netherlands
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