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Ofcom confirms enhanced broadband speed code of practice

Thursday 1 March 2018 | 11:07 CET | News
UK regulator Ofcom has published a statement on changes to its codes of practice on better broadband speed information. Providers will be required to make significant changes to their systems, develop new speed testing methods and train staff to implement these reforms. They have 12 months to make these changes, with the new requirements coming into effect on 01 March 2019. 

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