Ofcom to go to European Commission to force change at BT's Openreach
'Ofcom, which put forward its plan for a legally separate Openreach in July, said it was disappointed the former state monopoly had not done enough to address its competition concerns.'
BT ordered to spin off Openreach over competition concerns
'Ofcom says it is going to the European commission to force telecoms group to become separate from its network division.'
Ofcom pushes ahead with legal separation of BT from Openreach
'Ofcom said creating a more independent Openreach, which works "in the interest of all providers, not just BT" was vital for improving broadband and telephone services across Britain.'
BT's broadband divorce - what it means for consumers
'Ofcom has now begun the formal process of forcing a legal split.'
Fibre upgrade cost traps Britain in cyber slow lane
'Britons desperate for faster broadband are unlikely to get it from a plan to separate the country's biggest network from BT (BT.L) unless the industry tackles how to pay up to 25 billion pounds ($76 billion) to upgrade to fibre-optic cables.'
Compensation call as thousands suffer BT broadband delays
More than 25,000 people every week were forced to wait longer than they should for broadband repairs and installations because BT Openreach missed appointments, new figures show.
Open lines to rivals, BT is told: Watchdog orders firm to give access to its telegraph poles and tunnels so competitors can offer fibre optic broadband
'At the moment, around half of UK homes get their telephone and broadband services through a copper 'drop wire' from a telegraph pole in the street. The use of a copper wire for the connection slows down the internet speed that families can get.'