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Most UK internet users support broadband USO - survey

Monday 22 February 2016 | 10:36 CET | News
Three quarters (77%) of UK internet users support Government plans for a 10 Mbps Universal Service Obligation (USO) for broadband services, according to a survey by ISPreview.co.uk. Most respondents would also be prepared to pay a bit extra for the 10 Mbps USO. However, 75 percent also believe that the USO should deliver a faster speed than 10 Mbps.

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