UK Backhaul Regulation Will Hinder 5G, Say Networks

Mobile operators 3, Telefonica (O2) and Vodafone, as well as enterprise-focused Colt, have become frustrated that they cannot use BT's networks for mobile "blackhaul".

Unless Ofcom changes the regulation, the networks fear that the blackhaul portion of the network will become a bottleneck for future 5G services, which could start to appear in some countries in 2019.

DTG Staff  |  18.09.2017

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