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Vodafone calls for consultation on Openreach G.fast plans

Tuesday 15 November 2016 | 09:14 CET | News
Vodafone has written to Ofcom to complain that Openreach's trials of G. Fast breach the regulator's rules and call for a consultation on the process. In the letter seen by the Financial Times, Matthew Braovac, Vodafone's head of competition and regulatory affairs, warns Ofcom that Openreach's trials of G.Fast are in breach of the regulator's undertakings agreed in 2009 on the roll-out of FTTC. Vodafone argues those undertakings do not provide Openreach with a "blank cheque" for all future network deployments. A Vodafone spokesman called for Ofcom to meet its legal duties and carry out a

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Companies: BT / Ofcom / Openreach / Vodafone
Countries: United Kingdom
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