Published on 09 April 2013
Loathe her or love her, Margaret Thatcher’s telecoms policies have strongly influenced the structure of European Union policy. But how far did they pave the way for Internet communications?
As we learn of the death of Baroness Thatcher yesterday, it is worth reflecting on the ways in which her policies have shaped the telecoms industry that we have today. She was politician who prompted very mixed and divided reactions, and her policies were not always welcomed or liked. And it is so with her telecoms policies.
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