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German Parliament adopts Digital Networks Bill

Friday 8 July 2016 | 17:29 CET | News
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The German Parliament (Bundestag) has adopted a new Digital Networks Bill (DigiNetzG). This has been created to help lower the costs of deploying, high-speed broadband networks, with more transparency and more efficient processes expected to accelerate the roll-out of digital networks. The Bill calls for network operators to use existing passive network infrastructure; for passive network infrastructure and fibre-optic cables to be laid at the same time in publicly-funded construction projects and when connecting new areas; and improved access to information about actual infrastructure

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