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Spanish union sides with Telefonica in wholesale fibre row

Tuesday 20 January 2015 | 10:17 CET | News
Spanish trade union UGT (General Union of Workers) has sided with Telefonica in the row over the proposal of Spain's communications regulator CNMC to open up Telefonica's fibre network to its rivals. The UGT said the CNMC's proposed changes to the fixed broadband market, which would require Telefonica to open up its fibre optic network in all of Spain apart from nine cities with a view to ensuring competition, could have a devastating effect on jobs in a sector that has already been badly hit by the downturn in the Spanish economy. According to the UGT, the regulator's 213-page document

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Companies: Telefonica
Countries: Spain
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