Ofcom's ruling that Openreach must open up infrastructure to rivals approved by EC

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Openreach: more poles, duct and dark fibre to be opened up to rivalsto

Move would allow rivals to supply 5G services to the lucrative enterprise sector

The European Commission (EC) has given the UK telecom regulator Ofcom permission to impose a new ruling on BT Openreach regarding access to its infrastructure. Between them, competing providers are...

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