Britain deserves ‘full fat’ fibre broadband

Jul 13, 2017 · city.com

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Last week, the government’s £400m Digital Infrastructure Investment fund went live. The fund is only available to support "full-fibre" projects.

By this we mean fibre all the way to the premises, not the watered-down version commonly offered by the likes of BT whereby the last few metres are delivered over copper phone wire, over 10 times slower than what’s possible over full fibre.

The fund is therefore geared towards cutting edge deployments and represents the start of a shift that will affect both the economy and British people in ways we are only just beginning to understand.

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