Superfast broadband price control appeals: BT and TalkTalk

The CAT referred 2 telecoms appeals to the CMA over restrictions to the charges BT is permitted to make for use of its superfast broadband network.

Administrative timetable

Date of referral: 5.1.16

Final determination deadline: 5.7.16

Full administrative timetable

Contact

Email: BT/TT.Ofcom@cma.gsi.gov.uk

Final determination

20 June 2016: The CMA has published its final determination in 2 superfast broadband price control appeals.

Appeal group appointed

6 January 2016: The CMA has appointed a group of panel members to determine the appeals. Professor Alasdair Smith (Chair), Katherine Holmes and John Krumins.

Case referred

5 January 2016: The Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) has referred price control matters in 2 telecoms appeals to the CMA over restrictions to the charges BT is permitted to make for use of its superfast broadband network. BT is required to allow other operators to use its fibre broadband network to sell superfast broadband to consumers under a process known as ‘virtual unbundled local access’ (VULA).

Background documents

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