Consultation: Openreach proposed FTTP offer starting 1 October 2021

  • Start: 06 August 2021
  • Status: Closed
  • End: 06 September 2021

In our Wholesale Fixed Telecoms Market Review statement, we set out a framework to promote investment and competition in gigabit capable networks. In doing so we recognised that Openreach could set commercial terms that undermine new network build.

To address this concern, we required Openreach to notify commercial terms where the price or other contractual conditions are conditional on the volume and/or range of services purchased. This notification process would allow industry and us to scrutinise the terms before they are introduced, and where necessary allow us to intervene to prevent such terms being introduced.

On 1 July 2021, Openreach notified new pricing arrangements for its Fibre to the Premise (FTTP) services (the ‘Equinox Offer’). The Equinox Offer will last until 30 September 2031 and be available across Openreach’s FTTP footprint.

In this consultation, we have assessed the Equinox Offer and our provisional view is that we should not take any action at this time.

Main documents

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Responder name Type
BT [Response to call for inputs] (PDF File, 107.0 KB) Organisation
CityFibre [Response to call for inputs] (PDF File, 1.9 MB) Organisation
Federation of Communications Services (FCS) [Response to call for inputs] (PDF File, 187.7 KB) Organisation
Fern Trading [Response to call for inputs] (PDF File, 649.5 KB) Organisation
INCA and Altnets [Response to call for inputs] (PDF File, 731.5 KB) Organisation
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