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Spain approves new telecoms act, guarantees 10 Mbps by 2017

Wednesday 30 April 2014 | 13:22 CET | News
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Spain has finally approved the new General Telecommunications Act, a long-awaited update to the 2003 Act, after all the main Spanish parties – PP, PSOE, CiU and PNV – voted unanimously in favour of the new text. A total of 179 amendments were incorporated during the law's passage through parliament, 34 of them by the Spanish senate last week. The new law aims to simplify procedures to allow operators to invest in the deployment of fibre optic and 4G networks by eliminating licences, authorizations and tax charges, introducing market unity and facilitating access to networks in a transparent

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