German states urge improvements to Telecommunication Act

Monday 15 February 2021 | 09:41 CET | News
The Bundesrat, the chamber of the German parliament representing the federal states, has urged improvement to the Telecommunications Act, Heise Online reports. The government has already approved the draft reform of the Act submitted by the Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, and the Minister for Transport and Digital Infrastructure, to implement the EU's new Electronics Communications Code, updating regulation to support gigabit network roll-out and enhance consumer protection. The Bundesrat is calling for rules that enable gigabit network deployment as quickly as possible, saying that

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