Wholesale local access market review

  • Start: 31 March 2017
  • Status: Closed
  • 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

Statement annexes 1–9
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Statement annexes 10-16
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Statement annexes 17–27
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Statement annex 28
(PDF File, 1.9 MB)
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Statement annex 29
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Statement annex 30
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Statement annex 31
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Statement annex 32
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Supporting documents

Letter from Plum Consulting
(PDF File, 249.3 KB)
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European Commission letter

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

Older documents

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Responses

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