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German industry groups criticise right to fast internet in new Telecommunication Act

Friday 23 April 2021 | 10:19 CET | News
German industry associations have criticised the right to fast internet included in the reform of the Telecommunication Act. The parliament has approved a new Telecommunication Act based on changes proposed by the chamber's economic committee. Industry group VATM said that the rules on the right to fast internet for citizens are neither "reasonable nor compatible with EU law". The new regulations for fibre-optic expansion are in part "very complex", it added. According to the Federal Association of Fibre Optic Access, Buglas, the right to fast internet, which has to be partially financed by

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Buglas / Deutsche Telekom / VATM
Countries: Germany
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