2016 NBS Open Access Wholesale Requirements

Guidance to stakeholders on wholesale network access requirements.


2016 NBS - State Aid Guidance - Open Access Network Requirements

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In this document, BDUK provides guidance to suppliers, implementing bodies and other stakeholders on the general and specific wholesale network access requirements that will apply to suppliers in direct and indirect receipt of State aid. This document should be read in conjunction with our other detailed guidance: in particular, reference should be made to the pricing rules for the access products.

Published 8 July 2016