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Vtesse Networks ISP Pleased With UK Governments Infrastructure Sharing Plan

Posted: 11th Jun, 2010 By: MarkJ
vtesse networks uk ispISP Vtesse Networks UK, a provider of national fibre optic networking services, has joined others in welcoming a recent speech by the governments Secretary of State for Culture, Olympics and Media (Jeremy Hunt) in which he confirmed plans to make BT and others "open up" unused portions of their infrastructure to rival telecoms operators (here).

The move is designed to make it more cost effective for private investment to deploy superfast fibre optic broadband services ( e.g. 100Mbps FTTH ) around the country. Vtesse claims that the implications could be far reaching, adding that the cost of digging trenches for fibre optic cables represents the largest element of Final Third broadband deployment costs and is thus the greatest barrier.

However Vtesse warns that the effectiveness of this plan would depend upon BT’s commercial and operational terms for access. It could have an extremely beneficial effect on the cost of super-fast broadband deployment for many Final Third communities, though it could equally become too expensive.

Aidan Paul, Chief Executive of Vtesse Networks, commented:

"The Government’s goal to see Britain enjoy the best super-fast broadband network in Europe is a realisable ambition. To do it economically requires not only the co-operation of BT but also the creativity, determination and flexibility of operators like Vtesse Networks who are prepared to test the boundaries of technology, co-operation and collective capability in order to bring potentially unique solutions to each Final Third community. This can be done."

Vtesse Networks are currently implementing super-fast broadband pilot projects for Final Third communities in Wiltshire and Hertfordshire, where access to BT underground ducts and BT telephone poles could help to significantly defray the high costs and accelerate progress. Vtesse has already made enquiries for pole and duct sharing in these areas and have been are encouraged by early feedback from BT.
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