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June 8, 2012 by

£32m more super-fast broadband cash goes to Scotland

Another day, another broadband funding pot: the UK government is putting an extra £32m towards funding the rollout of super-fast broadband in Scotland.The cash comes in addition to the £69m allocated to Scotland last August to improve its broadband infrastructure.

May 7, 2012 by

LSE identifies £1.1bn broadband rollout shortfall

The UK's fast broadband rollout needs an extra billion pounds in private investment if government targets are to be met, academics from the London School of Economics have calculated.The government wants 90 percent of the country to have access to super-fast broadband by 2015, with everyone getting at least some broadband access by that date.

March 9, 2012 by

Hunt pours scorn on Geordie broadband plans

Every local authority in England has met the deadline for submitting its initial super-fast broadband plans except for North Tyneside and South Tyneside, the government said on Thursday.Local authorities had until the end of February to submit the plans in order to get money from the £530m Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) pot.

January 27, 2012 by

Twitter to censor posts by country

A new system allows the social media service to block certain tweets in some countries while showing them in others, which a legal expert says could enhance freedom of speech rather than stifling it

January 27, 2012 by

Government warns Liverpool and Newcastle over fibre

Three areas in England may lose their chance to get public funding for super-fast broadband, the government has warned.In a statement on Thursday, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) said it had "little confidence" that three groups of local authorities would meet the end-of-February deadline for submitting their draft local broadband plans.


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