Tuesday, 18 December 2018

New Ofcom rules could cut the price of FTTH by up to 50%

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Friday 23 February 18

Ofcom will also instruct Openreach to make its telegraph poles and underground tunnel infrastructure available to its competitors, opening the door for further investment in fibre projects across the country

The UK's telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has passed a series of draft resolutions that will stimulate investment in, and development of, Britain's full fibre broadband networks.  The regulations will force BT to share its telegraph pole and underground tunnel infrastructure with rival providers – a move that will dramatically cut the upfront costs of laying fibre cables by 50 per cent…

The UK's telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has passed a series of draft resolutions that will stimulate investment in, and development of, Britain's full fibre broadband networks.  The regulations will force BT to share its telegraph pole and underground tunnel infrastructure with rival providers – a move that will dramatically cut the upfront costs of laying fibre cables by 50 per cent…

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