Trade and Industry Press Notice 87

Session 2002-03   11 September 2003

Press Notice 87


The Trade and Industry Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the development of broadband in the UK. The Committee expects to cover such issues as:

• The roll-out of broadband,  via both the fixed line telecoms network and satellite.

• The effect of BT's roll-out and marketing on competition in general.

• Access to the market for retail broadband providers.

• And the impact of these matters on the customers.

Written evidence

The Committee invites written evidence on these or any related issues which should be submitted by Friday 24th October.  If possible, evidence should take the form of a memorandum with numbered paragraphs and should be submitted, as a MS Word document, by e-mail to with a single hard copy sent to the Clerk at the address above.

Oral evidence

The Committee intends to take oral evidence later in the year.  Details will be announced in a separate Press Notice in due course.For further information please contact 020 7219 5777/ 5778