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German works councils warn of job losses from mandatory roaming proposal - report

Wednesday 12 December 2018 | 10:24 CET | News
The works councils of Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica Deutschland and Vodafone warn that the proposal for local mandatory roaming could cost thousands of jobs at the mobile operators, according to an Handelsblatt report. The employee representatives fear the legal uncertainties caused by the plan, the economic consequences of opening up networks infrastructure in rural areas and "tariff dumping" caused by mobile discounters. They wrote their concerns in a letter sent to the heads of the government coalition factions CDU/CSU and SPD.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Telefonica Deutschland / Vodafone
Countries: Germany
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