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Ofcom consults on reductions in LLU and WLR prices

Ofcom today started a consultation on price controls for local loop unbundling and wholesale line rental products provided by Openreach, the functionally separate local access division of BT. This consultation follows on from Ofcom’s finding in its wholesale local access and … Continue reading

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UK wholesale broadband access proposed charge control: Ofcom estimates BT’s weighted average cost of capital downwards to between 8.5% and 10%

Ten days ago Ofcom published a lengthy consultation on charge control for Wholesale Broadband Access, accompanied by a report from the Brattle Group on BT’s equity beta. Wholesale broadband access is the ‘current generation’ (i.e. primarily DSL) wholesale broadband access … Continue reading

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BT sets prices for passive access to ducts and poles

Before Christmas, this blog flagged that last-mile fibre access (also know as next generation access, or NGA) was a commercial and regulatory issue that would be high on the agenda over the coming years.  On Friday, BT announced its draft pricing and product proposals … Continue reading

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Key telecoms regulatory issues for 2011 (do too many connectives watch star trek?)

With my first post done, I thought it best to try and provide a little substantive content.  Two years ago, I spent some time interviewing various CEOs, strategy and regulatory directors in various international communications companies to get their thoughts … Continue reading

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