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European Telecom I hope that the US science and technology giants bear the cost of network construction

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C114 News Beijing time November 29th news (Ees) According to Reuters, German telecommunications, Vodafone, CEO of 11 major European telecom operators said this Monday, the US science and technology giants should bear the deployment of European telecommunications networks. Part of cost, because these companies frequently use Europe Telecommunications Networks.

On the occasion of these CEOs, the telecommunications industry is facing huge investments in 5G, fiber optic and wired networks to deal with Netflix and Google's Youtube and the data and cloud services provided by Facebook.

Last year, the European telecommunications industry has reached 52.5 billion euros ($ 59.4 billion), and it has a new high in six years.

Reuters said that the above-mentioned CEO said in a joint statement: "The large part of network traffic is generated and made by large technology platforms, and the proportion is constantly increasing, but this requires the telecom department to continue, intensive Network investment and planning. "

They said: "This model - enables EU citizens to enjoy the results of digital transformation - only in the case of a large-scale technology platform, it can continue."

These CEOs did not directly normally mention any technology company, but according to Reuters, their goals are Netflix and Facebook and other US listing giants.

Other lists of this open letter, including Spain Telecom, Orange, KPN, British Telecom Austria, Vivacom, Proximus, Telenor, Altice Portugal, Telia Company and Switzerland (Swisscom) CEO.

These CEOs also criticized the ultra-high spectrum prices and auction behaviors that were treated by the EU government as a shake cow, claiming that these actors forced unsustainable participants into the market.

EU member tried to cancel the efforts of call surcharge between the European Union, and were also disregarded by the CEO, they regard this area as a source of business users.

"We estimate that this will force the telecommunications industry to reduce the income of more than 2 billion euros within 4 years, which is equivalent to 2.5% of the annual investment capacity of the industry's mobile infrastructure." The above telecommunications company said.

EU legislators must discuss their proposals in EU countries to be adopted, and it may be difficult to achieve.

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