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UK operators call on Ofcom to open dark fibre market

Monday 8 September 2014 | 09:57 CET | News
Vodafone UK, Virgin Media, TalkTalk and BSkyB are among many UK companies calling on Ofcom to open the market for high-capacity data links, The Telegraph reported. The move would open BT's Openreach part of the network, either by conrolling existing fibre optics (dark fibre arrangement) or by allowing operators to laylaying their own lines in BT's duct infrastructure. These links form a significant part of Openreach's GBP 5.1 billion in annual revenues. In a submission to Ofcom, Vodafone UK said that it supports the introduction of dark fibre and that there were huge opportunities for the

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Categories: Fixed
Companies: BSkyB / BT / Ofcom / Openreach / TalkTalk / Virgin Media / Vodafone / Vodafone UK
Countries: United Kingdom
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