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UK govt opts out of 2025 full-fibre for all promise

Tuesday 15 October 2019 | 09:30 CET | News
The UK government has reiterated a promise to roll out gigabit broadband across the UK but has opted out of a pledge to deliver it by 2025, reports BBC News. Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposed the target while campaigning to become Tory party leader and chancellor Sajid Javid subsequently committed EUR 5 billion of public funding to bring full-fibre and 5G networks to the "hardest-to-reach 20 percent of the country" at the Conservative party conference in September. However, briefing details provided following the Queen's Speech on the government agenda failed to mention the 2025

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