Tuesday, 27 June 2017

BT pushes independence agenda with new names at Openreach

By Total Telecom staff
Wednesday 01 February 17

U.K. telco's networks arm holds its first board meeting, welcomes independent directors.

Openreach held its first board meeting on Tuesday, in line with commitments made to the U.K. telecom regulator last year, and named the non-BT members who it believes will help highlight its independence from the U.K. incumbent. Acas chair and former TUC general secretary Brendan Barber and ex-National Grid board member Edward Astle have joined the telco's board and attended the meeting…

Openreach held its first board meeting on Tuesday, in line with commitments made to the U.K. telecom regulator last year, and named the non-BT members who it believes will help highlight its independence from the U.K. incumbent. Acas chair and former TUC general secretary Brendan Barber and ex-National Grid board member Edward Astle have joined the telco's board and attended the meeting…

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