Business Connectivity Market Review 2015

  • Start: 15 May 2015
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 31 July 2015

Ofcom's Business Connectivity Market Review examines the markets for the provision of leased lines to businesses in the UK.

Leased lines are high-quality, dedicated, point-to-point data transmission services used by businesses and providers of communications services. As well as being essential components of many businesses communications systems, they are also essential to support the provision of mobile telephone and fixed residential broadband services.

Every three years, Ofcom conducts a review of competition in the markets for the provision of leased lines in the UK. Where we find that a provider has "significant market power" (SMP) in a market (i.e. that they are able to act independently of competition) we impose regulations designed to address concerns about the impact of that market power on competition.

This document is a consultation in relation to the current review. It sets out our provisional analysis of the market and identifies segments of the market in which we propose that a provider has SMP. The document also sets out what regulations we propose to impose to address such SMP.

Main documents

Supporting documents

Annexes 1-13
(PDF File, 4.2 MB)
Annexes 14-25
(PDF File, 2.6 MB)
Annexes 26-27
(PDF File, 521.7 KB)
Annexes 29-30
(PDF File, 1.4 MB)
Annex 31 - NERA report
(PDF File, 1.4 MB)
Annexes 32-34
(PDF File, 1.5 MB)
Annex 35
(PDF File, 1.6 MB)
(File, 72.4 MB)
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