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London getting more competitive for leased-line fibre

BT is likely to enjoy lighter controls on the amount it can charge for its leased lines in London, under proposals revealed by Ofcom on Monday.Leased lines offer high-end fibre connectivity as a retail product for business customers, and also as a wholesale product for smaller telcos that resell fixed and mobile broadband services.

June 19, 2012 by

Small telcos call for end to 'copper gravy train'

Europe's smaller telecoms firms have warned of a return to the age of telco monopolies, claiming that larger companies are still charging them too much in wholesale fees for their legacy copper networks.The companies, which are members of the European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA), told digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes on Monday that their business case for fibre deployment was not sustainable.

May 21, 2012 by

BT faces lower limit on line rental charges

The telecoms regulator Ofcom has come up with new draft caps for how much BT Openreach can charge other ISPs for its wholesale line rental and for local loop unbundling.The reduced rates may lead to lower retail prices for consumers and businesses.

February 6, 2012 by

NBN Co lays out plans for small business

The National Broadband Network Company (NBN Co) today announced plans to offer internet service providers (ISPs) high-speed wholesale broadband services created specifically for the needs of small office/home office (SOHO) owners and the small business market.

November 7, 2011 by

BT Wholesale chief Davis steps down

BT Wholesale will soon have a new chief executive following the revelation that Sally Davis, a four-year veteran in the role, is to step down.BT said on Monday that Davis was leaving the post for personal reasons.

August 16, 2011 by

O2's Be ISP moves into wholesale market

Be, the UK internet service provider owned by Telefonica O2, has gone into the wholesale business.Be Wholesale officially launched on Tuesday, although it has been quietly acquiring around 30 ISP customers over the last 18 months, starting with the business provider Andrews & Arnold.

November 17, 2010 by

Virgin Media refuses to provide wholesale broadband

Virgin Media has no intention of wholesaling network capacity to other ISPs, the company said on Thursday.Speaking at a Westminster eForum on broadband, Virgin broadband chief Duncan Higgins said his company selling wholesale capacity "wouldn't actually add a single superfast broadband home" to the UK, because BT already offers wholesale access.

November 4, 2010 by

Telecom NZ investigated for price bias

The Commerce Commission is investigating whether Telecom's Wholesale business unit is likely to have discriminated against telecommunications providers in favour of Telecom's Retail arm.

October 14, 2010

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