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Vodafone calls on regulator to speed up LTE activation - CEO

Monday 22 August 2011 | 10:18 CET | News
Vodafone Germany wants to focus on deploying LTE instead of using Telekom Deutschland's DSL network for broadband services, according to CEO Friedrich Joussen in an interview with German magazine Focus. He reiterates his statement made in an interview with German financial publication Boersenzeitung on 19 August of this year claiming that the operator is paying around EUR 500 million per year to Telekom for access to its DSL network, which should be used to invest in upgrading and maintaining the DSL network instead of paying dividends to shareholders. At the same time, the operator is unable

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Categories: Fixed / Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: BNA / Telekom Deutschland / Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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