COLUMN: Richard Bacon MP - ‘Investment will help realise broadband dream in most rural areas’

Diss On View Business's at the Park Hotel Diss. Richard Bacon MP and Diss' Mayor Graham Minshall open the event. ENGANL00120120917161418

Diss On View Business's at the Park Hotel Diss. Richard Bacon MP and Diss' Mayor Graham Minshall open the event. ENGANL00120120917161418

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Norfolk and Suffolk are set for a massive infrastructure boost, after New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership’s bid for a share of a £1 billion pot of government funding was successful.

Of the £60 million awarded to New Anglia, £10 million has been earmarked to boost broadband for the most rural areas of Norfolk and Suffolk. This is particularly good news because Norfolk County Council and BT’s ‘Better Broadband For Norfolk’ project still cannot reach the most rural properties because they are too far from the telephone exchange.

 

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