BT Group has welcomed a government plan to spur deployment of fibreoptic broadband in the UK and bring internet speeds closer to those in other developed nations.

Industry regulator Ofcom proposed new rules for the industry that combine incentives for BT’s fixed-line unit, Openreach, to move faster on the fibre rollout with measures to help smaller rivals to compete with the country’s dominant carrier...

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