Labour’s free state broadband pledge causes widespread concern
Several figures and bodies have warned about the potential impact of Labour’s free state broadband pledge ahead of the UK general election.
For the world’s fifth-largest economy, Britain’s broadband is pitiful. Research conducted by Cable ranks the UK 34th globally with a mean download speed of 22.3Mbps. Even worse, around 10 percent of households are still unable to access fibre broadband.
With the UK’s general election looming,...