Row over Scottish Government’s broadband coverage claim



The Scottish Government claims it has met a key target to provide 95 per coverage in Scotland of state-of-the-art fibre broadband.
Writing in The Scotsman today, Economy Secretary Keith Brown revealed the government had achieved its ambition to deliver fibre broadband access to 95 per cent of homes and premises by the end of last year.
But the assertion last night sparked a heated political row, with the UK government claiming the Scottish target was meaningless and that speed was the important factor, not the way broadband was delivered.
Mr Brown will be hopeful that announcing the target... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 58
Source: Scotsman
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