Group calls on U.K. government to rethink broadband goals

A think tank says the U.K. government should abandon its goal of significantly boosting Internet speeds, and instead should seek to expand access. Chris Yiu of Policy Exchange says the roughly $850 million the U.K. government has earmarked to increase average broadband speeds to 24 megabits per second or higher in the next two years would be better spent bridging the digital divide by "making sure that everybody in the country has access to a decent level of broadband."

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