Saturday, 23 February 2019

Ofcom wants 'competing, nationwide fibre networks', as FTTH investment booms

By Chris Kelly, Total Telecom
Thursday 29 November 18

British consumers should have a choice of providers for full fibre broadband services, said the UK telecoms regulator at an industry event in London

The UK requires an open and competitive regulatory environment to facilitate the growth and development of competing full fibre networks, according to senior figures at Ofcom.  Speaking exclusively at The Great Telco Debate on Wednesday, Ofcom's director of strategy, Clive Carter, said that the UK's fibre industry was attracting record levels of investment.   "It's a tremendous time to be involved in fibre. There is an enormous appetite for investing in fibre infrastructure right across the UK…

The UK requires an open and competitive regulatory environment to facilitate the growth and development of competing full fibre networks, according to senior figures at Ofcom.  Speaking exclusively at The Great Telco Debate on Wednesday, Ofcom's director of strategy, Clive Carter, said that the UK's fibre industry was attracting record levels of investment.   "It's a tremendous time to be involved in fibre. There is an enormous appetite for investing in fibre infrastructure right across the UK…

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