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Dutch to make broadband access point mandatory in new homes

Wednesday 18 January 2017 | 11:13 CET | News
The Dutch government is planning to make it mandatory for all new homes to have a broadband access point. As part of the implementation of the EU directive on lowering the costs of network roll-out, the housing ministry has proposed amending the Building Decision to require a broadband network access point in each new residential and commercial building from 01 July. Each home would have to have a physical internal infrastructure for connecting to high-speed broadband networks. The actual connection is not necessary, only the means for the provider to connect the address to its network.

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