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BT offers to fulfil 10 Mbps nationwide coverage under USO

Thursday 13 October 2016 | 11:05 CET | News
BT is willing to deliver 10 Mbps broadband access nationwide by 2020 under the USO (Universal Service Obligation), according to a statement made by Sean Williams, chief strategy officer at BT Group. Williams participated in a debate on the Digital Economy Bill, which took place on 11 October in the House of Commons. He told MPs that the 10 Mbps broadband access target could be achieved "without any further public funding and without even really progressing the USO regulations."

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