The seemingly never-ending battle over Freeserve's claim that BT's broadband has been anti-competitively priced isn't quite over, despite Oftel twice rejecting the charge
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The new super-regulator has missed an opportunity to bring real competition to Britain's high-speed Internet market, say some telcos
True competition in the high-speed Internet market does not exist because of BT's growing dominance, according to Ofcom and Oftel
Oftel has hailed its success in creating a competitive broadband marketplace in the UK, despite BT's continued dominance of the wholesale ADSL market
3 million UK Internet users are connected through broadband. Broadband is defined as a pipe with 128 kpbs - 2 Mbps download speed.
There are now almost three million broadband connections in the country, and over half of those are on ADSL, which only 18 months ago was in 'nowhere land'
Britain's dominant telco is contemplating building a '21st century network' - but wants regulations loosened first
BT thinks it is being unfairly treated by regulators, and wants cable companies to face more restrictions
Oftel has calculated that one in five homes with Internet access are using broadband, as Britain's love of high-speed surfing grows
Should Oftel force broadband prices down even lower? One ISP thinks so, but the regulator isn't biting
Both one-way and two-way high-speed satellite services are cheaper in Britain than in other major European countries
Critics claim that a greater focus is needed on wireless and satellite technologies, as part of a more accurate assessment of the rural divide
Adoption of broadband is speeding up, taking only seven months to rack up the latest million subscribers, but the UK still lags in some areas
UK companies want broadband, but nearly half of existing business users think they'd ditch it if prices rose by just 10 percent
BT is slammed as 'monopolistic' as the latest Datastream price cut fails to wholly satisfy its critics
BT cuts the cost of its Datastream range, and lower business broadband prices could follow. But an Oftel investigation will continue
Despite an Oftel investigation looming large over the horizon, BT isn't backing down over its plans to reduce the cost of its wholesale ADSL products
The Competition Appeals Tribunal has granted Freeserve's appeal against an earlier Oftel decision, meaning a new inquiry into BT's alleged 'predatory pricing' of ADSL products
That's according to the ASA. If you ask Oftel, then it is broadband. Clear?
The advertising watchdog has ruled that NTL's use of 'broadband' to promote its cable Internet service is misleading, even though it complies with Oftel's definition of the technology