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IoD calls for accelerated full-fibre broadband roll-out strategy

Wednesday 1 August 2018 | 10:52 CET | News
Business leaders have called on the UK Government to commit to a firm date for switching off the older copper network to force the shift to faster fibre broadband services. 

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