EC takes Germany to court over broadband competition

Wednesday 27 June 2007 | 14:50 CET | News
The European Commission (EC) has announced plans to refer Germany to the European Court of Justice for failing to remove new provisions in German law that could grant Deutsche Telekom a 'regulatory holiday' despite its dominance of the broadband market. EU Telecom Commissioner Viviane Reding said that Germany had been warned repeatedly that the new telecom law violated EU rules. She said the EC has decided to take legal action to ensure that Germany has a competitive and fully functioning broadband market.

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