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Openreach says Scotland must prioritise digital economy during Covid-19 recovery

Monday 8 June 2020 | 11:53 CET | News
Openreach has called on the Scottish government to prioritise investment in the digital economy during recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Companies: Openreach
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