Investigation into BT’s compliance with BCMR price regulation

08 October 2019

Open

Investigation into British Telecommunications plc (BT)
Case opened 18 July 2019
Summary

This investigation considers whether BT complied with its charging obligations under Ofcom’s Business Connectivity Market Reviews since 16 May 2014.

Relevant legal provision(s)

SMP Condition 5.2, which is set out at Annex 7 of the Business Connectivity Market Review statement dated 28 March 2013, and the accompanying Direction made pursuant to sections 49 and 49A of the Communications Act 2003 and paragraph (e) of SMP services Condition 5.2, which is set out at Annex 1 of the ECC Direction statement dated 16 May 2014.

SMP Condition 5.3, which is set out at Annex 7 of the Business Connectivity Market Review statement dated 28 March 2013, and the accompanying Direction made pursuant to sections 49 and 49A of the Communications Act 2003 and to paragraph (o) of SMP services Condition 5.3, which is set out at Annex 1 of the ECC Direction statement dated 16 May 2014.

SMP Condition 10F.8, which is set out at Annex 35 of the Business Connectivity Market Review statement dated 28 April 2016.

SMP Condition 9C, which is set out at Annex 1 of the Business Connectivity Market Review Temporary Conditions statement dated 23 November 2017.

We have updated the scope of the investigation by adding one more relevant legal provision, namely SMP Condition 5.3, which is set out at Annex 7 of the Business Connectivity Market Review statement dated 28 March 2013, and the accompanying direction.


Case leader

Georgi Pojarliev (Georgi.Pojarliev@ofcom.org.uk)

Case reference CW/01246/06/19