Market must lead on full fibre rollout, Digital Minister tells broadband forum
Digital Minister Matt Hancock has said full fibre and 5G are the future for Britain's digital infrastructure and indicated that there are alternatives to the Government paying for it.
He told the Broadband World Forum event in London that by 2020 the volume of global internet traffic is expected to be 95 times what it was in 2005, and fixed internet traffic is set to double in the UK every two years.
He said: "We need the digital infrastructure that can support this; providing ubiquitous coverage so no-one is left out, and with sufficient capacity to ensure data can flow at the volume,... read more
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