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Broadband

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 215911, tabled on 25 November 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of the UK population has taken-up super-fast broadband that has been funded or partially funded by BDUK or a local authority.

Answered on

2 December 2014

Ofcom is responsible for monitoring broadband markets and publishes Superfast broadband coverage and take-up data by local authority area on their UK Fixed Broadband Map. The 2013 edition is available at: http://maps.ofcom.org.uk/broadband/ Ofcom’s 2014 Infrastructure Report is expected to be published in early December. However, the data is not normally available by population as the usual measurement is by premises and the analysis by project is not currently available.