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BT warns of delays to govt full-fibre network targets

Monday 28 September 2020 | 11:11 CET | News
BT has warned that it will be tough for the Government to meet its manifest commitment of bringing full-fibre and gigabit-capable broadband to all UK homes and businesses by 2025.

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