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Broadband: Rural Areas

Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 224580, tabled on 20 February 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what progress he has made on delivering broadband to rural areas.

Answered on

26 February 2015

On 9 February 2015 the Government announced that 2 million premises have been passed by its Superfast Broadband Programme, meaning that superfast broadband is now available to almost 80% of UK premises, up from 45% in 2010.