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The Digital Britain report 2009

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The Digital Britain report 2009 Source: Digital Britain

The Digital Britain report 2009

Universal Service Obligation on telecoms operators to supply high-speed broadband by 2012

High-speed broadband to be funded by levy on copper wire

A 50p levy on telecoms operators, per copper line per month will fund the roll-out of high-speed broadband to the last third of consumers and SMEs who do not have access to 2mbps broadband. The fund will later be used to introduce faster broadband services. The levy will generate between £150m and £155m a year

Ambition to develop faster than 2mbps broadband over time

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