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NMa saves EUR 33 for each Dutch household in 2012

Friday 15 March 2013 | 17:11 CET | News
Dutch competition authority NMa saved the average Dutch household EUR 33 worth of unnecessary expenses in 2012, a total of EUR 251 millions, the regulator said in its annual report. The authority will in April merge with Opta and the Consumer Authority, a move minister of economic affairs Henk Kamp hope will result in further savings. In 2012, the NMa spoke out against operators which did not send, or sent late, any final accounts to consumers terminating their contract and to whom money was owed. KPN in April 2012 had to halt its acquisition of cable provider CAIW after objections put forth

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Categories: General
Companies: ACM / Consumentenautoriteit / NMa
Countries: Netherlands
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