|FTTH Connection Compulsory in Every New Belgian Home from 2010|
The 30-point action plan also gives a clear vision about the ‘next generation’ of ICT networks, mainly LTE and FTTH. “This has to be mainly driven by market dynamics”, the minister states. However, as a European first, if not worldwide, every new building permit for homes and enterprises will need to include a fibre connection access. This obligation would be starting as early as 2010. “We still need to work out the details. I’m expecting a pro-active effort from the leading providers”, minister Van Quickenborne concluded.
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