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Video: Cumbria bids to be rural broadband champion

Ian Grant

Penrith and The Border MP Rory Stewart declares himself out of step with his party and government over various taxes that might slow the roll out of broadband, especially to rural communities such as the one he represents, and wants them cleared away.

Colin McLaughlin from Lancaster University, who has been working with the Wray broadband community since 2003, provides strong evidence to support Stewart's view.

Aidan Paul, CEO of Vtesse Networks, announces he plans to provide broadband to a million homes in rural areas. He spells out the conditions he needs to do this, and it isn't a bung from the public purse.


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