Reply to post: Re: So Openreach get to pick up the bill?

UK.gov pushes ahead with legal right to 10Mbps

Tinslave_the_Barelegged Silver badge

Re: So Openreach get to pick up the bill?

It's not a free market except in some selected areas. Most of the country outside cities is dependent on BT's OpenReach infrastucture. That is what they inherited or were gifted. As this proposal is for a USO, it is not unreasonable that the effective monopoly supplier, for whatever reason that is, is obligated to provide a decent service.

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