Digital News Round Up

27 November 2015

Government explores altnet fund and finds cash for mobile broadband

In the spending review, the government announced the possibility of setting up a new fund to invest in altnets and found £550m to support more spectrum for mobile broadband
http://www.computerweekly.com/news/4500258151/Government-explores-altnet-fund-and-finds-cash-for-mobile-broadband

Spending review and Autumn Statement – The Impact on Broadband

The Spending Review and the Autumn Statement was a politically charged event and while the Chancellor George Osborne did not speak on broadband itself, economies from a digital revolution in the HMRC and online filing of returns hit at the effect the Government is hoping from vastly improved broadband speeds across the UK.
http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/7263-spending-review-and-autumn-statement-the-impact-on-broadband.html

Superfast broadband coverage progress across UK regions

The announcement over the weekend that the UK will be working towards a 10 Mbps Universal Service Obligation (USO) by the end of 2020 means we have changed our monthly round-up to reflect this new target by adding a 10 Mbps coverage column, replacing the previous 15 Mbps column
http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/7237-superfast-broadband-coverage-progress-across-uk-regions.html


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