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Spain approves new wholesale fibre market regulation

Thursday 25 February 2016 | 11:33 CET | News
Spain's communications regulator CNMC has finally approved new regulations governing the country's wholesale fixed broadband market well over a year after the initial project was first proposed. The most controversial aspect of the wide-ranging plan is that requiring Telefonica to provide wholesale access to its fibre-optic network in all of Spain apart from 66 cities. In these so-called 'competitive areas', Telefonica won't need to open up its network because there are already three or more companies offering superfast internet via fibre or cable connections. In all other areas,

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Companies: CNMC / European Commission / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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