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BT to increase 4G geographic coverage in Scotland to 81% by year-end

Monday 28 August 2017 | 10:33 CET | News
BT expects to cover all of Scotland with 'superfast' broadband by 2021, while its 4G coverage will grow to 99.5 percent of the population by the end of this year, CEO Gavin Patterson said in an interview with the Herald. 

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Companies: BT / EE
Countries: United Kingdom
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