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Switzerland pushes ahead with major telecom law reform

Monday 26 September 2016 | 10:01 CET | News
Switzerland's Federal Council has approved plans for a major reform of the Telecommunications Act, including measures such as imposing net neutrality and forcing dominant operators to open up fibre networks to competition. Following a public consultation that received 151 responses, the Council said it asked the federal communications department to develop the new legislation by September 2016. Proposals include increased consumer protection in areas like unsolicited marketing and measures to block online child pornography. In addition, Switzerland plans to develop its own net neutrality

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Companies: Swisscom
Countries: Switzerland
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