CASE COMMENTS: REGULATION - REGULATED SECTORS - ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS - BITSTREAM - UK MARKET

Electronic communications - UK Bitstream market: The European Commission approves the OFCOM’s decision to deregulate a substantial part of the UK broadband market

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. EC Comm, UK/2007/0733, 14 February 2008, Wholesale Broadband Access in the UK, Comments pursuant to Article 7(3) of Directive 2002/21/EC, SG-Greffe (2008) D/200640 On 14 February this year, the Commission approved the decision of OFCOM, the UK regulator for electronic communications, to deregulate the wholesale broadband access market (also known as bitstream) in a geographical area covering almost 65% of UK subscribers. For the first time in Europe, a regulator is dividing the national territory into geographically distinct markets and proposing to remove regulation in some of them. 1. OFCOM's approach Wholesale broadband access and unbundling are the

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers

Already Subscribed? Sign-in

Access to this article is restricted to subscribers.

Read one article for free

Sign-up to read this article for free and discover our services.

 

PDF Version

Author

  • National Telecommunications Institut

Quotation

Denis Lescop, Electronic communications - UK Bitstream market: The European Commission approves the OFCOM’s decision to deregulate a substantial part of the UK broadband market, 14 February 2008, Concurrences N° 2-2008, Art. N° 16580, p. 165

Visites 3921

All reviews