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German government to liberalise router market

Tuesday 19 August 2014 | 10:41 CET | News
German Minister for Economic Affairs Sigmar Gabriel is to change the law to prevent ISPs from prescribing to customers which routers they may use to go online, WirtschaftsWoche magazine reported in its web version. This follows complaints from certain hardware manufacturers, it said.WirtschaftsWoche said it had obtained a copy of a circular sent by the ministry to router producers, saying deregulation would be dealt with in the telecommunications law.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Telefonica Germany / Unitymedia / Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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