UPDATE Ofcom to Deregulate More of the UK Wholesale Broadband Market - ISPreview UK: "The change in definition means that BT is still considered to have Significant Market Power (SMP), albeit only in around 2% of UK premises where their Openreach network has no competition or competition from only one other primary network operator (Market A).
Ofcom states that “the level of investment required by a third party to replicate BT’s broadband access network in Market A is a significant barrier to entry” and “an obligation requiring BT to provide WBA network access to third parties on reasonable request is necessary in our view to protect effective competition in retail broadband services” (limited to certain services – see below).
In keeping with that, Ofcom has proposed to update their regulation as follows." 'via Blog this'
Monday, June 26, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Is the EU Roaming-free dream crumbling?: "service providers were allowed an “out” to providing roaming without charge to their countries in Article 6 of the 2015 EU Regulation that created Roam Like at Home. Under this article service providers may submit an application to apply a surcharge if they are able to substantiate that they are not able to recover their “actual or projected costs” of providing roaming services. If their application is approved, service providers can then apply surcharges to recoup the costs of providing roaming services." 'via Blog this'