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Author Topic: Naked dsl  (Read 829 times)


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Naked dsl
« on: April 12, 2017, 07:01:30 AM »

Are we getting anywhere nearer to ISP being able to buy true naked dsl from BTW ? (Or is it from OR, getting confused.)

If the good thing actually happens then A & A will resell the naked service to me and I might just possibly save a small amount of money. I'm still possibly paying BT (indirectly) for something I have no use for just now.


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Re: Naked dsl
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2017, 10:40:26 AM »
The commercial launch itself is currently expected to begin sometime during early or mid 2018
I don't expect prices to drop much, if at all. It will still cost the same to maintain the copper pair. Might have helped make pricing clearer a white ago but Ofcom have gone some way to doing that by making ISP's include line rental with broadband pricing.
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Re: Naked dsl
« Reply #2 on: April 12, 2017, 12:34:51 PM »

Agreed - I woudn't expect much of a price saving. In fact, in several countries its more expensive than buying a line with the ability to make voice calls  as the option to cross subsidise or for extra revenue no longer exists.