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As part of the telecom deregulation, BT was required to unbundle their network elements and lease them at wholesale rates to alternative suppliers.

UC – Unified Communications

A term used to refer to combined communications methods, in a single solution. Telephony, mobile, email etc.

UM – Unified Messaging

Voice, fax, email, image and video all on one platform, available to consumers via a local area network (LAN).

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