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12/18/2013 | 11:50:58 AM
Re: BT copper theft

Copper is worth around $3.37 a pound on the open market right now. Can't speak to the black market.

Source: http://www.tradeservice.com/copper_pricing/

Suggests you want to grab a lot if you can.
12/17/2013 | 10:59:38 PM
Re: BT copper theft
An inside job, eh? So what do they do with the copper after they steal it? Is it worth that much on the black market? 
12/15/2013 | 7:14:47 PM
BT copper theft
Sounds from local reports like some BT employees were involved in the copper theft plot. The industry has seen a lot of copper theft, but I don't remember the last time a telco's employees were involved.
12/13/2013 | 4:53:10 PM
Copper thieves
Thanks for the cable/video item, Paul. Now I wonder why the thieves picked on BSkyB rather than Virgin Media. Could the main satellite TV provider be even more disliked than the main cable provider in the UK? Or did the thieves think BSkyB's copper pipes were better than Virgin's? So many questions raised here.

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