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Ofcom CEO urges BT to rethink wholesale broadband price plans

Monday 4 December 2017 | 11:03 CET | News
The CEO of UK regulator Ofcom, Sharon White, has intervened and asked BT to rethink plans for network subsidiary Openreach to increase wholesale broadband costs by GBP 7 per month, reports The Telegraph. BT wants to increase wholesale network access costs for providers to recoup the billions in needs to invest in upgrading old copper lines to fibre-optic technology. 

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