Freeserve's litany of complaints against BT has been dismissed by Oftel, which ruled that the telco has not been acting in an anti-competitive manner
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The 05 prefix could dial up Internet phones as the UK telco regulator Oftel considers setting up a new telephone number range to cover Voice over IP calls
A proposed 7 percent cut in the price of a crucial BT product will be fought by the telco, which believes that Oftel is behind the times
Price comparison sites ready to take on the telcos...
Insiders say that the telco isn't happy about being forced to justify price cuts to Oftel at a time when it is also being blamed for the high price of broadband
Monday 30/7/2001Sometimes, ya gotta love the dead hand of the market. What Oftel, the EU and Gordon Brown has failed to do -- unbundle the local loop from BT -- may be achieved by the simple expedient of offering the comatose telco a large wedge of cash.
Who'd be a regulator? Being an incumbent telco is bad enough, but at least you get paid handsomely for it. But now the DSL fiasco is one step away from the courts, it looks like Oftel is winding up for another sorry chapter in the sad tale of the local loop droop.
BT remains defiant as experts question the position of government, Oftel and the telco
UK telco regulator Oftel has begun its formal review of the mobile market for 2000/2001, which will focus on the effectiveness of competition in providing consumers with the best deal.
As Oftel gets tough on BT, the telco claims its plans will actually damage the UK Internet industry
Just when the industry wants Oftel to stay firm in its dealings with the telco giant, Oftel says it's about to loosen its leash
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