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Spanish union says fibre plan will increase digital divide

Tuesday 1 March 2016 | 10:05 CET | News
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Spanish trade union CCOO (Workers' Commissions) has joined the chorus of disapproval raised by the new regulations governing the country's wholesale fixed broadband market introduced by Spain's communications regulator CNMC. The CCOO, Spain's largest trade union, said the plan to require Telefonica to provide wholesale access to its fibre-optic network in all of Spain apart from 66 cities will only increase the digital divide and create a two-speed country. According to the trade union, operators will now restrict their investment to the 66 so-called "competitive areas", equivalent to 35

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Companies: CNMC / Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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