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Digitising UK towns could add GBP 1.5 bln to economy by 2020

Wednesday 30 March 2016 | 14:58 CET | News
The UK economy could be boosted by GBP 1.5 billion by 2020 if as few as 30 towns are given access to better digital infrastructure and technology, according to a new report from O2. The "Rebalancing Britain: Inspiring Thriving Digital Communities" report is based on the operator's Digital Communities pilot in St Helens between October and December 2015. The pilot used technology to tackle poor productivity levels among local businesses, improve access to connectivity and address the shortage of digital skills. 

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