Termination rates are the fees paid by the caller's network to the receiving network and for example; if one is with Vodafone and calls a mate on O2, then Vodafone has to pay O2 4.18 pence per minute to terminate the call.
The UK Telecom regulator, Ofcom has decided to fix the prices for BT. Communications Regulator, Ed Richards said that the commercial negotiations have already started.
BT is currently discussing the matter with its rivals including: Virgin Media, Fujitsu, BSkyB, TalkTalk. The deadline of these negotiations is June 2011.
It is found that the speed of broadband particularly in rural areas can be increased by utilizing unused radio waves and it could also improve wireless connectivity between varieties of devices.
A new proposal has been drawn by Ofcom to progress broadband access in rural areas by using a so-called “white space technology”. It is trying its best to do.
UK telecom regulator Ofcom has advised the government to make the 2G radio spectrum available on the mobile broadband 3G network as soon as possible.
It was after a detailed analysis of Ofcom on the consumers and the markets it advised the UK government that if the 900MHz and 1800MHz radio spectrum is opened it would offer more profits, as stated by the ISP Review.
OfCom the regulator of telecom services in UK has made a path breaking announcement in the history of telecom service provision in Europe.
It has asked BT, the largest internet service provider in Europe to share its broadband network with its competitors. It will majorly help in strengthening the telecom infrastructure of the country.