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BT fined £42m for underpaying compensation

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Monday 27 March 17

Networks arm Openreach reduced payments owed to other telcos for failing to install Ethernet services on time.

BT was fined £42 million (€48.56 million) on Monday after its networks arm Openreach underpaid compensation owed to other telcos for failing to deliver Ethernet services on time. Under U.K. telco regulator Ofcom's rules, Openreach is obliged to compensate wholesale customers if it does not install a leased Ethernet line for a business user within 30 working days…

BT was fined £42 million (€48.56 million) on Monday after its networks arm Openreach underpaid compensation owed to other telcos for failing to deliver Ethernet services on time. Under U.K. telco regulator Ofcom's rules, Openreach is obliged to compensate wholesale customers if it does not install a leased Ethernet line for a business user within 30 working days…

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