Plans by the opposition Labour Party to nationalise the provision of broadband by 2030 has caused turmoil in the telecoms sector.
Openreach has published a list of 36 new locations where it intends to build Fibre To The Premises (FTTP) over the next 12 months.
BT Openreach has launched a consultation on the future upgrade of consumers and businesses to so-called ‘full-fibre’ broadband.
Ofcom has given details of how Openreach will be “measured and monitored” when the network division is separated from BT.
Openreach is to be a legally separate company within BT following an agreement between the telco and regulator Ofcom.
Ofcom has set out proposals that it says will help ultrafast ‘full-fibre’ broadband services be delivered over the infrastructure owned by BT.
Ofcom has announced plans for a major reform of Openreach, the network division of BT, which maintains the infrastructure for Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone and BT itself.
A coalition of challenger telcos and their representatives have released their own plan for the future of Openreach.