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Colao makes final plea for BT, Openreach break-up

Tuesday 23 February 2016 | 11:04 CET | News
Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao has made a final plea for Openreach to be fully separated from BT, reports The Telegraph. Speaking at Mobile World Congress (MWC), Colao criticised the current model of 'functional separation', where BT retails control of Openreach but has to let rivals access the network on level terms with BT Retail. Colao insists that this model has been creating extra profits for BT, adding that this model allows 'equal access but a price higher than most European countries'. He called on Ofcom chief executive Sharon White to announce support for considering a split of

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Companies: BT / BT Retail / Openreach / Vodafone Group
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