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Deutsche Telekom attacks Ofcom decision on Openreach

Tuesday 6 December 2016 | 09:07 CET | News
Deutsche Telekom has attacked the UK telecom regulator Ofcom over its proposal to force a legal separation of BT from its wholesale arm Openreach. The German operator holds a 12 percent stake in BT, which it received as partial payment for selling the company EE. Deutsche Telekom was responding to Ofcom's earlier consultation on the separation measures, which have since been confirmed. DT said that a move to force a legal or full separation of BT and Openreach would make the UK "less investable" and would be "completely at odds" with Ofcom's reputation as an evidence-based regulator, the

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: BT / Deutsche Telekom / EE / Ofcom / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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