Lower costs to ISPs should (Fingers Crossed) mean reduced costs to us punters. Which, of course, is a good thing. This from the Beeb: Telecoms giant BT has unveiled a 70% reduction in the price of broadband access for its rival providers. The firm said it was reducing the charge for its local loop unbundling (LLU) products, which are used by its rivals to provide their services. The news came ahead of an announcement by regulator Ofcom on the issue - which could shake up the firm's dominance of the internet broadband market. The move will boost competition and promote lighter regulation, BT said. Last month Ofcom chief executive Stephen Carter attacked BT for overcharging rival telecoms operators to access the local loop. More here. AdslGuide are also reporting cuts in BT's IPStream product costs, (BTSpeak for the various ADSL speeds) and the fact that certain ISPs are lobbying BT to Drop the activation fee.