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BRIEF-BT says telecoms sector welcomes its fibre network ambitions
October 31, 2017 / 7:14 AM / a month ago

BRIEF-BT says telecoms sector welcomes its fibre network ambitions

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Bt Group Plc

* ‍industry welcomes openreach ambition to build a large fttp broadband network​

* ‍first major confidential consultation led by a more independent openreach​

* ‍openreach estimates that building fttp connections all way to ten million front doors would cost in region of £3bn to £6bn​

* ‍deciding how that investment can be recovered fairly through wholesale pricing will be critical to making a commercial case work​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By London Bureau)

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