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UK govt might intervene to force BT break-up

Thursday 15 September 2016 | 11:09 CET | News
The UK Government could intervene to break up BT to make sure that faster broadband is made available to millions of households, reports The Telegraph. Speaking in the House of Commons, Culture Secretary Karen Bradley said that 'nothing was off the table', suggesting that the Government could try and force the company to sell Openreach and end its broadband monopoly. Her comments after Ofcom announced in July that it would not force BT to sell Openreach. Bradley said that the Government was now carefully examining Ofcom's recommendations and that it would not stop until it had the right

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Companies: BT / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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