BT will not have to sell off its Openreach business. Instead, Ofcom (the regulator) has stated that Openreach will become a separate legal entity within the BT group with its own staff, constitution and board of directors (with duties to Openreach, not BT). However, there are still potentially significant changes occurring to broadband connection in the United Kingdom.
But, to dial back slightly, what is infrastructure, what is Openreach, and why is broadband important?
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