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Ofcom to offer more details on ducts, pole access by summer

Wednesday 13 April 2016 | 10:57 CET | News
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UK regulator Ofcom will provide more details on plans to give BT rivals access to Openreach's ducts and poles by summer 2016, reports The Register. Speaking before MPs on 12 April, Ofcom chief Sharon White said that increased network access to Openreach would boost competition and reduce the UK's reliance on a single, dominant supplier, adding that this should increase the number of FTTP connections. White said that Ofcom was holding back from issuing guidance until the EU's Civil Infrastructure Directive comes into force in the summer.

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Companies: BT / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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