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Netherlands: NMa saves country millions

 |  March 15, 2013

According to the authority’s annual report, the Dutch competition regulator NMa has saved the average household in the nation an average of $43 last year, totaling about $328 million in total. The savings may be due, in part, to the authority’s crackdown on late of defaulted accounts sent to consumers who decided to cancel telecom contracts. The NMa will be combined with Opta, the telecommunications authority, and the Consumer Authority; the merger will likely lead to even more savings in the future, said minister of economic affairs Henk Kamp.


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