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Vodafone slams approval of Deutsche Telekom vectoring plan

Friday 8 April 2016 | 12:27 CET | News
Vodafone has reacted to the BNetzA's decision to permit Deutsche Telekom's proposed roll-out of vectoring. In Vodafone's view, the proposal will put Germany on the wrong side of progress. The provider released a statement saying that the German network regulator is wrong to support short-term incremental upgrades to Germany's outdated copper telephone networks, rather than support investment in the future-proof fibre networks that Germany needs.

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Companies: Deutsche Telekom / Vodafone
Countries: Germany
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