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Broadband rollout delayed

TAGs: broadband, UK government

BroadbandUnited Kingdom’s coalition government between the Tories and Lib Dems are looking to make more cuts than I’ve had hot dinners, but the latest announcement could have ramifications for the online gambling industry. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has stated that a lack of funding will prevent the whole of the country having access to 2mbps broadband, a pledge Labour promised to roll out by 2012, meaning that it will be delayed until at least 2015. Looks like it’s going to be a while longer before the Outer Hebrides get their fill of free porn and online poker. Read more.

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