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Ofcom moving forward with legal separation of BT and Openreach

07-12-2016 | Europe

Author : Cullen International

Organizer : Cullen International

The UK regulator, Ofcom, is preparing to notify to the European Commission the legal separation of the wholesale provider, Openreach, from British Telecom (BT). In Ofcom´s view, its competition concerns were partially but insufficiently addressed by BT, with persistent incentives to favour its retail arm. Alternative operators have called for actions to improve the UK’s telecoms infrastructure including the full structural separation of BT.

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