Oftel consults on future BT price controls and promotion of competition

United Kingdom

On 6th March, Oftel published a consultation document setting out a range of options for future price controls on BT. Options include the continuation of price controls as well as measures to drive down prices by promoting competition from other telecoms companies.

Price Control Review - 'A consultation document issued by the Director General of Telecommunications on possible approaches for future retail price and network charge controls' is available from Oftel's website at http://www.oftel.gov.uk.

(Oftel Press Release 12/00)