“BT hasn’t put the money into broadband because it hasn’t been forced to …”

… “A big contract in Devon and Somerset collapsed in June because BT’s “best offer” didn’t match the council’s need for 95% coverage. So who else will step up? For now, nobody. Does BT lose out? No. It doesn’t have an incentive to add more, despite any pent-up demand.” …

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/sep/14/bt-broadband-fibre-optic-slow-speeds

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  1. The government must rcognise and take steps to deal with the monopoly of BT.
    It is the case that alternative suppliers have been interested in bidding for contracts, and could have provided what was needed, but, after spending vast sums in preparation of making bids, they came to the inevitable conclusion that BT’s monopoly over parts of the system meant that it simply wasn’t worth them spending fortunes on what was concluded to be a non starter because of the BT monopoly.

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