Monday, 24 July 2017

UK hails superfast broadband progress

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 12 August 15

FTTH provider Gigaclear warns that reaching the government's 95% coverage target by 2017 will still leave many behind.

The U.K. government on Wednesday revealed that 3 million premises have been covered by its rural superfast broadband scheme. In a statement, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) said it is on track to deliver at least 24-Mbps broadband to 95% of U.K. premises by 2017. Following the recent news that BT is returning £129 million of BDUK funds to the government…

The U.K. government on Wednesday revealed that 3 million premises have been covered by its rural superfast broadband scheme. In a statement, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) said it is on track to deliver at least 24-Mbps broadband to 95% of U.K. premises by 2017. Following the recent news that BT is returning £129 million of BDUK funds to the government…

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