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Dutch ISPs told to report real speeds from 1 Jan

Tuesday 17 July 2012 | 11:04 CET | News
Major ISPs in the Netherlands will from 1 January 2013 have to report real speeds to customers. Minister of economic affairs Maxime Verhagen pushed for the agreement, with the support of KPN, Ziggo, UPC, Tele2 Netherlands, Solcon, CAIW NLKabel, Concepts, Vodafone Netherlands and T-Mobile Netherlands. Dutch research institute TNO will be responsible for investigating the actual speeds. The new rule has been put into a code of behaviour and not worked into the law. Eurocommissioner Neelie Kroes is preparing a similar proposal at the European level. ISPs currently give customers the maximum

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: CAIW / KPN / NLkabel / Solcon / Tele2 / T-Mobile / UPC / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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