Monday, 10 December 2018

Broadband gets almost top billing in Queen's speech

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Wednesday 18 May 16

Annual state opening of parliament provides opportunity to get excited about proposed legislation we already know about.

It's a sign of just how important connectivity has become when the Queen mentions broadband in the first 50 seconds of her speech at the annual state opening of parliament. The speech kicks off the new session of the U.K. parliament by outlining the government's legislative programme, and while it is a significant event on the political calendar, the speech merely presents the highlights of what we know already. For those who missed it live…

It's a sign of just how important connectivity has become when the Queen mentions broadband in the first 50 seconds of her speech at the annual state opening of parliament. The speech kicks off the new session of the U.K. parliament by outlining the government's legislative programme, and while it is a significant event on the political calendar, the speech merely presents the highlights of what we know already. For those who missed it live…

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