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Scottish govt confirms GBP 18 mln fibre broadband boost

Wednesday 12 August 2015 | 08:52 CET | News
The Scottish Government confirmed that almost GBP 18 million funding is being made available to accelerate high speed broadband roll-out for rural communities. The early benefit comes from the success of the Scottish Government-backed GBP 410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) programme, which has now reached over 394,000 premises. The contract between the Scottish Government, BT and Highlands and Islands Enterprise included a 'gain share' clause to claw back funding if the project reached agreed take up levels, which it is on track to exceed. The next stage of the Digital

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