B4RN: limited broadband availability drives demand in rural areas

Monday 22 August 2011 | 11:52 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
Broadband is high on the political agenda in the UK, even with the current round of budget cuts. In April 2010 parliament passed the Digital Economy Act, followed by a number of amendments after the new government took office. The law is expected to lead to a 'Digital Britain', with at least 2Mbps broadband for the entire population by 2015. In addition the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) initiative targets bringing broadband to the 'final third', the places where neither BT nor Virgin Media can offer sufficient bandwidth.

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