How will we benefit from super-fast broadband?


Rural areas in England and Scotland have been allocated nearly £363m to improve their broadband connections.

Cumbria gets one of the largest shares of the £530m pot, with over £17m to cope with its 96.2% of homes eligible for subsidies.

By contrast, London gets nothing as it assumed that private investment will cover all parts of the capital.

Malcolm Corbett from The Independent Networks Co-operative Association, which works to expand broadband networks, says public services will benefit.

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