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  • EU promises to act on high-speed Internet networks

    News | Digital 04-06-2008

    Under heavy pressure from the industry and the European Parliament, the Commission will "soon" come out with a proposal to spur EU investment in Next Generation Networks (NGNs), Information Society Commissioner Viviane Reding told EURACTIV.

  • Telecom giants scramble over fibre networks

    Special Report | News | Digital 09-05-2008

    As the European Commission prepares new guidelines to deploy high-speed fibre cables across the EU, major telecom operators are recommending an approach similar to mobile telephony, based on competing networks. But such a move is rejected by new market entrants, who argue against duplicating expensive infrastructure.