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UK SMEs hampered by poor broadband - study

Thursday 13 October 2016 | 17:40 CET | News
UK small businesses are missing out on the Digital Revolution, according to a new study from think-tank IPPR North. The report shows that smaller businesses lack the time and capacity to do more online, with their competitiveness threatened by patchy 'hard' infrastructure such as broadband connectivity and lack of 'soft' infrastructure like web skills. It recommends that BT Openreach publishes all broadband speeds across England and Wales in a bid to boost transparency and ultimately increase speeds, especially in business parks and often-overlooked rural areas.

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