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New Spanish 'super-regulator' absorbs CMT

Thursday 10 October 2013 | 12:27 CET | News
All of the activities and functions of Spanish telecoms regulator CMT have been fully integrated into the new 'super-regulator' CNMC (National Commission for Markets and Competition), which began operating on 7 October. The new regulator absorbs not only the CMT, but also the competition authority, energy regulator and a number of smaller watchdogs. In addition, some of the regulatory powers previously enjoyed by independent bodies have been shifted to Spain's industry ministry. The government has pressed ahead with the reform in spite of objections and a threat of legal challenge from the

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Companies: CMT
Countries: Spain
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