15 Nov 2010, London [Embargoed 00:01]
Today the Joint Open Network Exchange (JON Exchange) held at the offices of Edwin Core, was a fully attended and very successful industry day to launch Europe’s first wholesale broadband access market. The event attended by Rt. Hon Ed Vaizey, Minister for Communications & Creative Industries, included representatives from a majority of the leading organisations in the industry.
Ed Vaizey said in his speech that “I applaud the efforts made to create JON Exchange and I hope the launch today provides ISPs with a further opportunity to bring competitive broadband services to even more people throughout the UK.”
Other speakers at the event included Ian Thomas, Strategic Development Director of Cable&Wireless Worldwide; David Goldie, Group Commercial Director of TalkTalk; Andy Harries of BD-UK; Andrew Robinson, CEO of Independent Fibre Networks (IFNL); and Loic Flageul, Director of Public Sector Accounts...