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Digging work getting safer for UK telcos, as more underground searches conducted - study

Thursday 6 August 2020 | 15:48 CET | News
Almost three-quarters (71%) of all digging work in the UK is now preceded by a thorough search for pipes and cables, according to the Digging Up Britain 2020 report by LSBUD (LinesearchbeforeUdig). A record 2.8 million enquiries were registered on the LSBUD collaborative portal last year, up 10 percent from the year before. The researchers attributed the rise mainly to the government's push for better fibre coverage.

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