EU’s Kroes May Start Probe into Telephone, Cable Fees, NYT Says

The European Union’s telecommunications commissioner, Neelie Kroes, said the agency will investigate member countries that allow former telephone monopolies raise prices to customers, the New York Times said.

Guidelines were meant to lower costs placed on the monopolies on competitors who need the ability to use the lines, the newspaper said.

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