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UK regulator launches another attempt to force BT to offer dark fiber

These various requirements include, but are not limited to, providing a reference offer, enabling network access upon reasonable request, and not discriminating unduly. The remedies also include charge controls. The UK operators are staking their claim to be trailblazers in 5G (see separate item), but access to high quality, affordable fiber will be as essential to the new networks as advanced radio expertise. The state of the dark fiber market will help decide the 5G winners and losers – plentiful, modern and cost-effective fiber is one factor that puts Japanese operators ahead of the world so can UK regulator level the playing field for UK MNOs? Currently, the mobile operators complain that BT’s wholesale arm, Openreach, restricts affordable access to…

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