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The shortfall from the sale of 4g broadband capacity means chancellor George Osborne will be under increasing pressure to make greater cuts.
The culture secretary Jeremy Hunt is aiming to end the UK’s digital divide; yesterday, he outlined his forthcoming plans to consult the telecoms industry on how to provide high-speed broadband access to all the UK.
The OECD yesterday released a tranche of statistics on broadband penetration in member countries as of the end of 2009
Gordon Brown put internet connectivity at the centre of his manifesto today in a speech which aimed for “Britain to be the world leader in the digital economy”.
The Digital Economy Bill would have been an ideal way for the Tories to differ from Labour; instead, Conservative peers have helped make a bad bill even worse.
Yesterday, the BIS Committee published a report querying the Government’s planned 50p broadband tax on fixed phone lines to pay for increased broadband speeds.
Both major parties have recently set out their policies on broadband expansion and digital Britain. The Conservative’s policy causes concern.