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EU competition authority criticises Kroes single market plan

Wednesday 14 August 2013 | 08:51 CET | News
The EU competition authority has called for the 28 national telecoms regulators in the EU to be replaced by a single European body. The recommendation is part of a report from the office of Joaquin Almunia, the EU antitrust commissioner, in which the telecom single market proposals from the CNECT DG led by Neelies Kroes are criticised as not ambitious enough, the Financial Times reports. Although Almunia's office supports a single telecoms market, which it estimates would add an additional EUR 110 billion to the region's annual GDP, it says the "suboptimal" measures proposed by Kroes "lack

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