Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Rural broadband survives UK spending cuts

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 21 October 10

Government to plough £530 million to extend networks; Lloyds TSB's telecoms head highlights need for state funding.

  As the U.K. government spared rural network investment from a raft of spending cuts, Lloyds TSB's telecoms head on Thursday stressed the need for states to play a role in funding broadband rollout. "Is it reasonable to expect BT's shareholders to fund an uneconomical business? Well in my opinion, in principle, no…

  As the U.K. government spared rural network investment from a raft of spending cuts, Lloyds TSB's telecoms head on Thursday stressed the need for states to play a role in funding broadband rollout. "Is it reasonable to expect BT's shareholders to fund an uneconomical business? Well in my opinion, in principle, no…

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