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MPs doubt UK Gb rollout

A report from the cross-party Public Accounts Committee of the UK’s House of Commons says it is not convinced the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will meet even its downgraded targets for the increasingly critical rollout of super-fast, gigabit broadband, and is relying too heavily on commercial contractors for the progress that […]

January 19, 2022By Colin Mann

MPs criticise Government digital target failures

The Public Accounts Committee of the UK House of Commons, in its Improving Broadband report, has identified a digital inequality, compounding the economic inequality “harshly” exposed by Covid-19, suggesting that a “litany” of failures from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) means business and homes in rural areas could be locked out […]

January 8, 2021By Colin Mann