A British Recipe for Open Internet Access: Separation of Monopoly Local Networks… and Competition for Bloody Everything Else

UK regulators at Ofcom decided about a decade ago to impose “functional separation” on its dominant telecom provider, BT, in order to obtain equivalent prices, terms and conditions for competing telephone Internet providers that must buy local connectivity from the legacy giant. The UK model for competition has Openreach as the source for wholesale local…

CCIA Welcomes New Members

Washington – A day ahead of its annual Washington Caucus convening leaders from Congress, the Administration and the tech industry, the Computer & Communications Industry Association welcomed Aereo, British Telecom (BT) and TiVo as its newest members. These innovative companies join CCIA’s broad and influential member base, which also recently added Allegro, Foursquare, Pandora and…