Friday, September 24, 2010

Europe - Imcumbent operators are cool to the EC proposals on regulation of fibre optic networks

[ft] Senior European telecoms executives reacted coolly to the European Union’s proposals on regulating the next generation of broadband internet networks, warning that excessive regulation could make large-scale investments less likely.

Stéphane Richard, chief executive of France Telecom, said he was “not fully comfortable” with the proposals, released on Monday by Neelie Kroes, EU telecoms commissioner.

Telecoms fear impact of EU regulation

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