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Chris Townsend on how we’re taking superfast broadband to the UK’s hardest to reach places

BDUK’s rollout of superfast broadband is transforming lives up and down the country. Current figures show that nearly 9 out of 10 homes and businesses now have access to superfast broadband – homes and businesses that can now take full advantage of a faster internet connection. BDUK’s programmes will raise this to 95% of the…

Is London losing out in the race for superfast broadband?

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, February 18, 2015 — Media, broadband and creative industries

Ed Vaizey was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries in May 2010 and promoted to Minister of State for Culture and Digital Industries in 2014.

Is London losing out in the race for superfast broadband?  It’s a vital question, and one that the Evening Standard is right to ask – because good broadband is essential for a thriving economy. A couple of weeks ago, we reached a milestone in our mission to get superfast broadband to people living in rural…