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Swiss Watchdog Probes Swisscom’s Fibre Optics

 |  December 17, 2020

Switzerland’s competition commission (COMCO) has opened an investigation into telecom provider Swisscom, ordering immediate precautionary measures to allow competitors access to networks during its fiber-optic expansion.

Swisscom is expanding its fiber-optic home network, aiming to double the number of connections by 2025 to reach a further 1.5 million households and businesses in the small country.

COMCO on Thursday, December 17, stated that Swisscom’s expansion risked excluding other participants from the market that could amount to misuse of its market-leading position.

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