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IoD wants govt to target 10 Gbps broadband speeds by 2030

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UK business leaders have accused the Government of a 'poverty of ambition' when it comes to broadband speeds. In a new report, Ultrafast Britain, the Institute of Directors (IoD) calls for a new target for households and business to have access to speeds of 10 Gbps by 2030, 1,000 times faster than the current official aim of 10 Mbps by 2020. The report warns that while UK was a world leader in the internet economy, with Britons enthusiastically taking to online shopping and the sharing economy, it was lagging behind many European nations when it came to installing the fibre optic cables that

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Companies: BT / Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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