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Kroes proposes 'flexible' pricing for wholesale FTTH

Thursday 12 July 2012 | 16:03 CET | News
EU commissioner Neelie Kroes has presented her vision for telecoms regulation in the next ten years, as part of the EU's Digital Agenda. The presentation sees the EC backing away from earlier ideas aimed at stimulating next-generation broadband networks, such as cutting prices for wholesale access to existing copper networks. Operators will also get more "flexibility" on pricing for new fibre-based networks, meaning the regulatory requirements in some cases will not be as tight as for legacy networks. To appease alternative operators, Kroes promised to make non-discrimination rules tougher,

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Companies: European Commission
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