Broadband for all by 2012

Forget Virgin's 50MB broadband and Vodafone's plans for superfast mobile dongles. The government has today outlined plans to get everyone a proper, hi

The idea is to get the entire country involved in the digital age, although how this will be implemented remains unclear. Word is though that the BBC will be forced to use some of its licence fee to pay for it, presumably with iPlayer now a huge part of TV fans watching habits.

We'd be looking at a rather sluggish 2Mbps connection. But seeing as around 40 per cent of households still lack broadband or the infrastructure to even get it, this is a step in the right direction.

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Via The Insider