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Delay in wholesale price cuts will cost UK users GBP 140 mln

Thursday 18 May 2017 | 09:55 CET | News
Vodafone UK and Sky say that delaying the introduction of lower superfast broadband prices in the UK will cost consumers GBP 140 million, the Financial Times reported. Ofcom said in March that it plans to cut the price BT's Openreach can charge telecom companies for access to its broadband networks by up to 40 percent. Companies such as Sky, Vodafone and TalkTalk are expected to pass on those savings to consumers once the cuts come into effect. However, the move was delayed by a year as Ofcom considered a wider review of the telecoms market, which concluded in March. In addition, Openreach,

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: BT / Ofcom / Openreach / Sky / TalkTalk / Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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