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UK govt says BDUK programme generates GBP 9 bln revenue increase for local businesses

Monday 20 August 2018 | 11:02 CET | News
New research commissioned by the UK government found that local businesses in areas covered by the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme have seen a combined GBP 9 billion increase in turnover in the first years following the roll-out of faster connection speeds. According to the independent study ("The Evaluation of the Economic Impact and Public Value of the Superfast Broadband Programme"), there has been a GBP 690 million net increase in gross added value to the UK economy as a result of the broadband subsidy programme in the years covered by the assessment, between 2012 and 2016.

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