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Ofcom proposes opening BT's dark fibre to business operators

Friday 15 May 2015 | 10:22 CET | News
UK communications regulator Ofcom has published a proposal to open up dominant operator BT's dark fibre in areas outside of central London to business telecom services competitors. The measure is intended to increase competition and innovation, and is expected to result in faster installations of broadband leased lines for businesses and the public sector. BT is already required to offer wholesale leased line products, which bundle the fibre-optic cable and BT's own network equipment, at regulated prices to competitors. BT would still be required to provide these services, but with dark

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: BT / Ofcom / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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