The ISP has become the latest firm to turn up to the local-loop unbundling party
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BT will rename its Openworld broadband service to reflect its alliance with Internet portal Yahoo
AOL continues its efforts to bring flat-rate Internet to Germany, while the UK basks in FRIACO-based bliss
From next spring, AOL broadband will be on offer through NTL's cable network, as well as from a BT local exchange
America Online is planning to launch a self-installed broadband product in the United Kingdom this summer. "We've been making lots of progress in our work with (British Telecommunications) to resolve our concerns over the provisioning process for broadband. We're hopeful that we'll be able to launch in the near future...in weeks, rather than months," said Matt Peacock, communications director at AOL U.K. In theory, the Internet service provider could launch its high-speed product tomorrow. The service is up and running, and some AOL customers already have a broadband connection. But Peacock said the company is holding off on a full launch because "we want the service to be absolutely right." In the meantime, AOL is missing out on potential customers. The wholesale broadband price cuts that BT recently made have caused an increase in subscriptions, and Britain is thought to be poised to pass 500,000 broadband home users. ZDNet U.K.'s Graeme Wearden reported from London. To read the full story, visit ZDNet U.K..
There are still some outstanding issues to resolve with BT, says AOL UK, but a summer launch looks to be on the cards
Maybe we can come to some kind of arrangement...
Broadband Internet penetration in the UK is pathetic, and BT's excuses don't hold water, according to AOL's research
BT is casting smaller ISPs out in the cold as the telecom giant finally launches its flat-rate internet access call origination (Friaco) product for companies with 50,000 users or more.
A reason to rejoice is found in this morning's papers as we find ourselves on the crest of the second wave of internet boom.
AnyTime will undercut BTinternet and AOL flat rate packages
Internet service provider burns BT over Friaco confusion
Doubts increase about the suitability of ADSL
As AOL hails the arrival of Friaco, World Online blames its non-appearance for the decision to cut back its flat rate offering
Oftel forces BT to offer wholesale version of SurfTime, AOL hails it as the industry's 'first genuine pro-consumer reform'. Jane Wakefield reports
According to AOL, you could be paying more for unmetered access than BT would have you believe. Jane Wakefield reports
European president lambasts BT and asks for unmetered Internet access
Service provider rolled out reduced rates Monday, but says no-charge Internet calls will have to wait for regulatory reforms.
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