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UK challenger 'gigabit' networks secure extra funding worth GBP 1.76 billion

Tuesday 13 October 2020 | 15:29 CET | News
Private funding worth GBP 1.76 billion was announced for UK challenger broadband networks between start-2019 and September 2020, according to a new update from Point Topic for the Independent Networks Cooperative Association (INCA).

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