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Superfast Broadband

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Culture, Media and Sport – in the House of Commons at 9:30 am on 3rd December 2015.

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Photo of John Whittingdale John Whittingdale The Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport 9:30 am, 3rd December 2015

I believe that the Ofcom report showed different possible causes for slower broadband, including, I am told, Christmas fairy lights. That is why it is making available an app to measure the speed of wi-fi. I can tell the hon. Lady that in Northern Ireland we expect that by the end of the superfast broadband project 87% of homes and businesses will be covered. The Northern Ireland Government have received £11.4 million from Broadband Delivery UK for the project.

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