Feeds

UK LLU about to make 'breakthrough'

Even despite the doubts

SANS - Survey on application security programs

The UK is on the verge of achieving a "breakthrough" in LLU as the number of unbundled lines passes 200,000 and the proportion of cock-ups falls.

According to the latest update from the Telecoms Adjudicator, there are now some 210,000 LLU lines in the UK, with numbers growing at a rate "significantly greater" that the 5,000 a week reported in December.

At the same time, BT, Openreach and operators have managed to nail down the LLU process sufficiently, so that nine out of 10 lines that are migrated are done correctly at the first attempt without any hitches.

And with ISPs lining up to migrate lines in bulk, there's growing confidence that LLU is about to take-off in the UK.

The Telecoms Adjudicator said today: "We have reached a major milestone at 210,000 lines; we have come a long way and I would like to express my thanks to BT Wholesale, Openreach, Ofcom, the LLUOs and, of course, my own team.

"We are close to achieving a breakthrough that many doubted would happen. I remain confident that the industry has the opportunity to deliver a very significant market based on LLU." ®

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

More from The Register

next story
Virgin Media so, so SORRY for turning spam fire-hose on its punters
Hundreds of emails flood inboxes thanks to gaffe
A black box for your SUITCASE: Now your lost luggage can phone home – quite literally
Breakfast in London, lunch in NYC, and your clothes in Peru
AT&T threatens to pull out of FCC wireless auctions over purchase limits
Company wants ability to buy more spectrum space in auction
Turnbull leaves Australia's broadband blackspots in the dark
New Statement of Expectations to NBN Co offers get-out clauses for blackspot builds
Facebook claims 100 MEEELLION active users in India
Who needs China when you've got the next billion in your sights?
Facebook splats in-app chat, whacks brats into crack yakety-yak app
Jibber-jabbering addicts turfed out just as Zuck warned
Google looks to LTE and Wi-Fi to help it lube YouTube tubes
Bandwidth hogger needs tube embiggenment if it's to succeed
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.