Browsing: British Telecom

BT agrees to split off Openreach

BT Group has agreed to legally split off its Openreach network division into a separate entity as demanded by Britain’s telecommunications regulator, a victory of sorts for the phone carrier’s rivals though not as complete a breakup as they

BT faces possible breakup

BT Group – formerly British Telecom – is using its control of the UK’s main broadband network to favour its own interests and regulators should consider a breakup unless the company steps up investment and gives rivals better

Telkom to spin off its wholesale business

Telkom is planning to spin off its large wholesale services division as a separate business, with its own brand identity, in a move that promises to shake up fixed-line telecommunications in South Africa. Though the company isn’t giving away too much yet – a detailed announcement

Duncan McLeod
Is this a changed Telkom?

Telkom surprised the telecommunications industry last week, announcing sweeping price cuts to its wholesale broadband services that should lead to real reductions in retail fixed-line Internet prices. The cuts – which are said to go well beyond what

BT’s local-loop lessons for Telkom

Telkom has an uphill battle ahead of it when it comes to unbundling the local loop. However, a company with a great deal of experience in what the process entails, BT Group (formally British Telecom), says the SA fixed-line incumbent is