Govt says open access cable not possible under EU rules

Monday 22 September 2014 | 10:13 CET | News
Opening Dutch cable networks to competition is not possible under the current EU regulations, according to the responsible Dutch minister, Henk Kamp. In response to questions from parliament, he said the government sees network access as essential to the internet economy and a situation with only two national operators is not sufficiently competitive. While requiring access for new providers on existing networks would improve the situation, the current EU framework requires changes to make access to both the copper and cable networks possible. The Dutch ministry of economic affairs is

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Companies: ACM / KPN / Reggefiber / UPC / Ziggo
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