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Belgium’s regulatory Strategic Plan to 2019 focussed on fibre broadband

Belgium’s telecom market has long benefited from comprehensive DSL and cable networks, complemented by limited but increasingly prevalent fibre deployments. Though relatively small, the market has attracted investment from some of the region’s major players, including Liberty Global and Orange … Continue reading

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Czech government proposes laws to reduce mobile voice and data charges

The Czech Republic has a sophisticated telecom market, with effective competition in all sectors provided by a number of alternative operators. The incumbent telco O2 Czech Republic remains the dominant player though alternative operators are gaining market share, partly through … Continue reading

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Latvian mobile operators begin the transition to 5G

Latvia’s telecom market has been shaped by the European Union, with the EU’s 2002 regulatory policies and the revised 2009 New Regulatory Framework being adopted as core components of the sector’s regulatory measures. The country is as also a member … Continue reading

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Serbia’s cable broadband sector showing further consolidation

Following an economically and politically turbulent period during the 1990s, Serbia started the first decade of the new millennium with strong GDP growth until the economic crisis of 2008. GDP growth soon recovered but more recently it has been stymied … Continue reading

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Telekom Austria invests in XG-Fast technologies to support its NGN

Austria’s telecom market is dominated by the incumbent Telekom Austria and the cableco UPC Austria, though in recent years there has been greater competitive pressure in the fixed-line broadband and mobile sectors. The fixed-line broadband market is dominated by the … Continue reading

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