Wednesday, 20 September 2017

CMA dismisses CityFibre's leased lines appeal

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 11 April 17

Competition watchdog upholds TalkTalk's appeal on wholesale dark fibre price calculation.

The U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) this week dismissed CityFibre's appeal against BT's Openreach arm being forced by Ofcom to lower the wholesale price of leased lines. However, the CMA ruled in favour of TalkTalk, which lodged a separate appeal related to the price of dark fibre access (DFA). As part of its Business Connectivity Market Review (BCMR) published in April 2016…

The U.K.'s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) this week dismissed CityFibre's appeal against BT's Openreach arm being forced by Ofcom to lower the wholesale price of leased lines. However, the CMA ruled in favour of TalkTalk, which lodged a separate appeal related to the price of dark fibre access (DFA). As part of its Business Connectivity Market Review (BCMR) published in April 2016…

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