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Johnson calls for accelerated UK full-fibre roll-out target

Tuesday 18 June 2019 | 11:48 CET | News
Conservative Party leader candidate Boris Johnson has called for a 'turbo-charged broadband revolution' in the UK and said it was a disgrace that the country had such as deep digital divide.

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