The number of ‘unbundled’ lines, where communications providers offer services to households using BT’s copper telephone network, has reached 9 million.
Fibre deployment and investment is expected to increase rapidly over the coming months. Virgin’s network already provides superfast broadband services to more than 2m households, while BT’s roll-out of fibre broadband is passing 100,000 new premises per week and has so far reached around 15m.
Friday, April 26, 2013
UK - Unbundling of local loops reach 9 million indicating the extent of competition
The UK Office of Communications reports the growth of local loop unbundling: