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(ʌnˈbʌn dld)

(of related products or services) sold separately rather than as a package.
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Additionally, Lithuania, Italy and Estonia (with unbundled electricity transmission), as well as Romania and Hungary, give varying degrees of support for TSO unbundling.
If a company is unbundled, then investors will know that it is unbundled," was her tautological reply.
Aside from greater competition, more choice and prices better reflecting real costs, Kroes also stresses the benefits, in terms of security of supply, of fully unbundled operators with more incentives for investment in inter-connectivity.
Network operators, which are merely legally unbundled, are still able to hamper new investments that connect new power plants to the grid," said Felix Matthes, from the German Institute for Applied Ecology (Oko-Institut).
Under the Regulation, operators with significant market power had to publish from December 31, 2000, and keep updated, a reference offer (RUO) for unbundled access to their local loops and related facilities.
A combination of expensive colocation conditions and high standard charges (for activating/deactivating unbundled lines) obviously makes an adverse economic impact and even prompts some operators to turn away from the market or to opt out of the entire residential segment.
The number of effectively unbundled lines varies considerably from State to State and shared access is not operational in Belgium, Denmark, Finland and Sweden, even though the number of lines is limited to a few hundred.