Oftel to force BT to allow competitors in exchanges

Telecoms watchdog Oftel is to force BT to allow competitors to install equipment in BT exchanges so they can supply their customers with high speed data services. Oftel expects BT to allow equipment in by the end of the year and to open up local phone lines to other operators by the middle of next […]

Telecoms watchdog Oftel is to force BT to allow competitors to install equipment in BT exchanges so they can supply their customers with high speed data services. Oftel expects BT to allow equipment in by the end of the year and to open up local phone lines to other operators by the middle of next year.