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NIC calls for full-fibre National Broadband Plan in UK

Tuesday 10 July 2018 | 13:55 CET | News
The National Infrastructure Commission has called on the UK Government to devise a National Broadband Plan by spring 2019 with the aim of delivering full-fibre connections across the whole of the country, including rural areas. 

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