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Question for Department for Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 62094, tabled on 27 January 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what proportion of households in the top 10 most (a) rural and (b) urban parliamentary constituencies have access to high speed broadband.

Answered on

1 February 2017

The Department measures broadband rollout by premises and as such does not distinguish between households and businesses; nor does it have a measure of ‘most rural’. Third party websites like Think Broadband do list superfast broadband rollout by constituency - the link for this information is here: http://labs.thinkbroadband.com/local/browse

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