Tuesday, 26 September 2017

UK telcos call on Ofcom to force Openreach into separate legal entity

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Monday 16 May 16

Sky, Virgin, TalkTalk and others set out 10-point plan for creation of a more independent U.K. networks business.

A group of U.K. telecoms operators on Monday outlined their recommendations for the reform of BT's network arm Openreach, including the suggestion that it be converted into a separate legal entity to create distance from its parent. The group, spearheaded by major players Sky, TalkTalk and Vodafone, sent a 10-point plan to Ofcom chief executive Sharon White that it insists would…

A group of U.K. telecoms operators on Monday outlined their recommendations for the reform of BT's network arm Openreach, including the suggestion that it be converted into a separate legal entity to create distance from its parent. The group, spearheaded by major players Sky, TalkTalk and Vodafone, sent a 10-point plan to Ofcom chief executive Sharon White that it insists would…

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