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Google cautions that EU plans to make tech behemoths pay for network infrastructure are an outmoded concept.



Google has informed the European Union (EU) that proposals for giant tech firms to make monetary contributions to cellular and broadband deployments have been a ‘decade-old concept’ that didn’t mirror the very fact the corporate already invested tens of millions in infrastructure

Matt Brittin, president of EMEA enterprise & operations at Google, informed an occasion organised by telecoms group ETNO that Google was investing important sums in communications infrastructure – together with subsea cables and information centres – and that it carried its site visitors for ’99% of the best way’.