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OFCOM Plans To Promote Competition & Investment For Superfast Networks


Friday, 29 Mar 2019 

March 29 (Reuters) - BT Group PLC ::OFCOM'S PLANS TO PROMOTE COMPETITION & INVESTMENT.UK'S OFCOM - SET OUT HOW REGULATION COULD EVOLVE TO SUPPORT COMPETITION & FURTHER INVESTMENT FROM NEW ALTERNATIVE NETWORKS, OPENREACH & VIRGIN MEDIA.UK'S OFCOM- TO SUPPORT NETWORK COMPETITION, INVESTMENT IN MORE URBAN AREAS, PROPOSE SETTING REGULATED PRICES ONLY FOR ENTRY-LEVEL SUPERFAST SERVICES.UK'S OFCOM - PROPOSE TAKING DIFFERENT REGULATORY APPROACHES IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF COUNTRY, DEPENDING ON INTENSITY OF NETWORK COMPETITION.UK'S OFCOM- PROPOSE ALLOWING OPERATORS INCLUDING OPENREACH FREEDOM TO SET PRICES FOR HIGHER SPEED, HIGHER-QUALITY FIBRE-BASED SERVICES.OFCOM- PROPOSE MAINTAINING STABLE PRICES FOR OPENREACH'S ENTRY-LEVEL SUPERFAST BROADBAND, HIGH-CAPACITY LEASED LINES BASED ON COSTS FOR NEW ENTRANTS. 

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