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Orange Spain welcomes CNMC's fibre proposal, sticks to plans

Thursday 19 November 2015 | 11:32 CET | News
Orange Spain has welcomed the proposal of regulator CNMC to require Telefonica to provide wholesale access to its network in all of Spain apart from 34 towns and cities, according to website ADSL Zone. Although Telefonica won't be required to open up its network in areas that reach 26 percent of the Spanish population, Orange described the CNMC's proposal as a critical and necessary step after many months of consultations and said the new regulation recognised the efforts of operators that had invested in fibre-optic rollout. In that regard, Orange distanced itself from Telefonica's threat to

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Companies: Orange Spain / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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