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Orange Spain calls for stricter fibre and pay-TV regulations

Monday 26 January 2015 | 15:00 CET | News
Orange Spain has waded into the row over the proposal by Spain's communications regulator CNMC to open up Telefonica's fibre network to rival operators. In a meeting with reporters, Orange Spain executives broadly welcomed the regulator's proposal to require Telefonica to open up its fibre optic network in all of Spain apart from nine cities but said the proposals didn't go far enough. Above all, Orange claimed the 10 Mbps fibre product offered via the Movistar brand was impossible for its rivals to replicate, either technically or economically. In addition, Orange called on the regulator to

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Companies: Movistar / Orange Spain / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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