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Portuguese parliament rejects left proposal to renationalise PT

Monday 19 March 2018 | 10:51 CET | News
The Portuguese parliament has rejected a proposal from the Left Bloc party to renationalise the DTT network and PT's fixed network to provide universal telecoms service. The Bloco de Esquerda, or Left Bloc party had argued that Altice failed to fulfill its obligations for the services and as such should have its concessions revoked. 

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Categories: General
Companies: Altice Europe / Portugal Telecom / PT
Countries: Portugal
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