The UK regulator, Ofcom, has struck a deal with BT under which the company has promised to ensure that its competitors get equal access to its networks. Ofcom Chief Executive Stephen Carter described the proposals as "substantially different to traditional telecommunications regulation" and they've received an unusually unanimous welcome from the industry.Download
A selection of policy and regulatory news stories from around the world, by Intermedia editor Martin Sim. Ofcom, UK, strikes deal with BT to give competitors equal to its networks; Norway rethinks broadcast licenses; and consumer survey research has found that 30% of U.S. residential broadband subscribers have never heard of voice-over-IP (VoIP) telephone services.
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