Thursday, 20 July 2017

UK ministers call for BT to sell Openreach

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 25 January 16

British Infrastructure Group slates incumbent telco's G.fast plan; BT chief says report is misleading, ill-judged.

A cross-party group of U.K. ministers has called for BT to sell its infrastructure arm Openreach, much to chagrin of the telco's CEO, Gavin Patterson. "Unless BT and Openreach are formally separated to become two entirely independent companies little will change. They will continue to paper over gaping cracks," said a report published on Saturday by the British Infrastructure Group (BIG)…

A cross-party group of U.K. ministers has called for BT to sell its infrastructure arm Openreach, much to chagrin of the telco's CEO, Gavin Patterson. "Unless BT and Openreach are formally separated to become two entirely independent companies little will change. They will continue to paper over gaping cracks," said a report published on Saturday by the British Infrastructure Group (BIG)…

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