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Scottish govt unveils GBP 600 mln funding for R100 broadband programme

Friday 15 December 2017 | 09:49 CET | News
The Scottish Government has announced a new GBP 600 million investment to make superfast broadband available to every home and business by 2021. The announcement was made as part of the Government's 2018/2019 draft budget. 

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