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KPN calls for market deregulation after UPC-Ziggo merger

Monday 19 May 2014 | 17:41 CET | News
KPN has called for a significant reduction in regulation on the Dutch market, saying the proposed merger of the country's two leading cable operators is the opportune moment. In a position paper, the incumbent operator said the current asymmetric regulation, where it faces required wholesale access but cable does not, should be ended. In exchange, KPN would make an open wholesale offer to all market players, such as Tele2 and Vodafone. Prices would be fixed for five years, while it invests in increasing download speeds during the period. KPN has sent the proposal to market regulator ACM for

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: ACM / KPN / Reggefiber / Tele2 / UPC / Vodafone / Ziggo
Countries: Netherlands
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