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Norwegian govt insists it has reduced digital divide after opposition criticism

Friday 9 February 2018 | 12:25 CET | News
Minister for Transport and Communication Ketil Solvik-Olsen has responded to comments by Centre Party Member of Parliament Ivar Odnes concerning broadband provision in Norway. Solvik-Olsen said Odnes has claimed there has been no reduction in the digital divide over the past four years, insisting that many people lack access to fast internet. The minister said that in fact, only about 2,000 homes now lack broadband at up to 4 Mbps, down from almost 90,000 when the Centre Party left office in 2013.

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