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OPENREACH: INVESTOR MUST BACK BROADBAND

Dec 23, 2020 - The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (London)

THE boss of BT's network arm would back selling a minority stake in the business - if the investor supports rolling out fibre broadband across the UK.

Openreach chief executive Clive Selley has admitted that his division was a big drag' on spending, and his comments will fuel speculation that BT could strike a deal next year, after group boss Philip Jansen said he was open-minded' about one last month.

Selley said: What I need from BT is backing on my big fibre deployment, because th...