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Dutch govt wants cable access after Ziggo-Vodafone merger

Monday 14 March 2016 | 13:35 CET | News
The proposed merger of Ziggo and Vodafone Netherlands will lead to a market with two integrated fixed-mobile operators, making it all the more important for other providers to have access to fixed networks, according to the ministry of economic affairs. Responding to questions from parliament, the minister Henk Kamp said he wants Ziggo to be required to open its cable network to other providers. He will work on changes in EU rules to make this possible, noting that the ministry plays no role in evaluating the proposed Ziggo-Vodafone merger. 

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