The Dutch Christian Democrat Party (CDA) has switched position in the Dutch munifiber debate. It will now support a new bill (amendment to existing laws), explicitly banning municipalities from engaging in any way in munifiber projects.
Dutch parliament is set to vote early next week.
This is a serious set-back for projects like Citynet in Amsterdam, as well as for anyone hoping to have a superior network at relatively low cost. It looks like the cablecos performed some effective lobbying. KPN too will benefit.