Delivering super-fast broadband in the UK - Interactive Executive Summary

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We are keen to understand views on an approach to wholesale pricing that:

  • allows network operators freedom to set the price of active products. This may be a suitable approach where there are indirect retail price constraints, for example from today’s broadband services or services offered over other access networks to limit the risk of excessive pricing. Such an approach allows the market to find the right price for these services; and
  • applies more traditional approaches based on costs for wholesale passive products, but with suitable considerations for the risk incurred in any investment. This approach has the advantage of promoting efficient use of these products, while reflecting the risks associated with investment.

Comments

John K on 23 September 2008 at 6:20pm

There will likely emerge a tiered range of products offering different speeds and features.

One would hope that the integrity of personal data is rigorously maintained across all options and that any relaxation to this is specifically via OPT-IN, rather than opt-out

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