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EC unveils telecom reforms to boost broadband access

Wednesday 14 September 2016 | 12:36 CET | News
The European Commission has presented its proposals for reforming telecom regulation, aimed at increasing access to very high-speed broadband. In addition to new regulations aimed at encouraging investment in broadband networks, the Commission presented plans for stimulating public investment in Wi-Fi services, accelerating the introduction of 5G mobile services and extending some rules to online services in order to enhance consumer protection. Presented as part of Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker's 'State of the Union' address to the European Parliament, the underlying goal of the

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