Wholesale local access market review

  • Start: 31 March 2017
  • Status: Statement published
  • End: 09 June 2017

Statement published 28 March 2018

Broadband and fixed telephone services typically rely upon a fixed connection between the local telephony exchange to a home or business premises. We have undertaken a review of the regulation of the wholesale local access (WLA) market for services that use this fixed connection.

Update 22 May 2018: Modification to the SMP conditions

Ofcom issued a modification (PDF, 370.8 KB) (the Modification) to the SMP conditions on regulated charges for access to some of BT’s copper-based wholesale broadband services. Ofcom also issued a note explaining the Modification (PDF, 144.2 KB).

Main documents

Supporting documents

European Commission letter

European Commission letter on the draft WLA statements (PDF, 294.8 KB)

Older documents

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Responder name Type
Bit Commons (PDF File, 360.4 KB) Organisation
BT (PDF File, 332.3 KB) Organisation
BT - commissioned Oxera report assessing the anticipated shape and distribution of BT's FTTC returns (PDF File, 630.2 KB) Organisation
BT - fair bet letter to Ofcom (PDF File, 1.0 MB) Organisation
Callflow (PDF File, 184.6 KB) Organisation
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