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TalkTalk welcomes Ofcom decision to regulate fibre prices

Friday 16 January 2015 | 09:46 CET | News
In response to regulator Ofcom's draft decision to regulate the margin between BT's wholesale and retail fibre broadband prices, UK ISP TalkTalk said it was delighted that Ofcom has confirmed that superfast broadband will be a price regulated product. "They are right to be concerned that BT could abuse its position to undermine competition in superfast broadband. Robust regulation creates a more competitive market that better serves consumers and small businesses. We do think however that consumers should be disappointed that the proposals will not lead to an immediate price reduction.

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