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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

U.K.: MS calls for broadband intervention

While the government has a social responsibility to get high-speed access to citizens, Microsoft will not blame BT for slow rollout in the UK Microsoft has called on the government to do more to push broadband services in the UK but refuses to blame individual telcos. Despite claiming to be hungry for bandwidth, Microsoft officials in the UK will not point the finger of blame at telcos, claiming that in current market conditions, broadband is a huge gamble for any company.

June 11, 2001 by

Bungling the unbundling: Who is to blame?

Local loop unbundling (LLU) isn't working. Less than three weeks ago, praised the parties involved - BT, other telcos (would-be competitive local exchange carriers, or CLECs) and watchdog Oftel.

February 5, 2001 by

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