BT has denied rumours that it is planning to offer free local calls with an increased line rental. If the move goes ahead, it is likely to push Web usage in the UK up to US levels.
A spokesman said the option was one of many discussed in principle but there was no prospect of it being adopted. But one industry insider said the reports had the appearance of a deliberate leak, possibly to talk up a bargaining position with watchdog Oftel.
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