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Scotland reaches 95% fibre broadband coverage

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | 10:06 CET | News
The Scottish Government announced that fibre broadband is now available to more than 95 percent of homes and businesses across Scotland. This has been achieved in part through the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) project, which has connected around 890,000 premises. 

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