Browsing: Openreach

BT could sell its fixed-line network

BT Group, the former phone monopoly under pressure to return to growth, is considering options for its UK fixed network after getting informal interest from private equity and infrastructure investors, according to

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 must separate Openreach: Ofcom

BT Group should be permitted to retain ownership of the UK’s main broadband network, but it needs to give rivals better access to it, regulator Ofcom said. Ofcom called on BT, the UK’s former telecommunications monopoly

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

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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

Telkom may spin off copper network

Telkom may be planning to spin off its copper-based network assets into a special purpose vehicle (SPV), a speculative news report suggests, but it’s unclear why the company would agree to such a move. In an entry posted late on Thursday night, a consumer forum site said it had spoken to unnamed sources – the website didn’t

Break up Telkom, says DA

Telkom should be structurally separated into two businesses, wholesale and retail, to facilitate greater competition in SA’s telecommunications industry, says new Democratic Alliance (DA) shadow communications minister Marian Shinn. Speaking to TechCentral in her first wide-ranging media interview

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