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UK telecoms sector has its say on FTIR

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Tuesday 24 July 18

The UK telecoms industry welcomed the publication of government's Future Telecoms Infrastructure Report but work remains to guarantee a successful digital future

The government's Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR) sets out the UK's vision for a full fibre, interconnected future. The document has been warmly received by the UK's fixed line and mobile network operators, but are the government's plans workable and will the country succeed in hitting 100 per cent FTTH coverage by the year 2033?  In this article, we hear from the country's key network stakeholders, to get their response to FTIR.    Openreach: As the UK's incumbent fibre network operator, Openreach will have a huge role to play in developing connectivity across the UK. Openreach is coming under increasing pressure from the government to work more collaboratively with the country's growing stable of altnet providers.  “We’re encouraged by the Government&rsquo…

The government's Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review (FTIR) sets out the UK's vision for a full fibre, interconnected future. The document has been warmly received by the UK's fixed line and mobile network operators, but are the government's plans workable and will the country succeed in hitting 100 per cent FTTH coverage by the year 2033?  In this article, we hear from the country's key network stakeholders, to get their response to FTIR.    Openreach: As the UK's incumbent fibre network operator, Openreach will have a huge role to play in developing connectivity across the UK. Openreach is coming under increasing pressure from the government to work more collaboratively with the country's growing stable of altnet providers.  “We’re encouraged by the Government&rsquo…

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