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Dutch regulator confirms rules for free choice of internet modem

Tuesday 27 July 2021 | 11:11 CET | News
Dutch regulator ACM has published its decision on opening up the internet market with a free choice of customer modem. The decision means consumers and businesses no longer have to accept the modem provided by their ISP and can connect their own device to the internet service. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: ACM
Countries: Netherlands
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