Broadband: North Devon

Department for Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 23rd June 2015.

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Photo of Peter Heaton-Jones Peter Heaton-Jones Conservative, North Devon

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, what steps he plans to take in further extending the availability of superfast broadband in North Devon constituency.

Photo of Ed Vaizey Ed Vaizey Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Business, Innovation and Skills), Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy (Jointly with Department for Culture Media and Sport)

Superfast broadband coverage is available to over 80% of UK premises and the Government remains committed to providing 95% coverage to homes and businesses by December 2017.

Commercial broadband delivery is expected to cover 13,862 premises in the North Devon constituency. By the end of the Connecting Devon and Somerset project, coverage is expected to have increased to 39,744 premises.

This data is included in the table in the House of Commons Library: http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/business-papers/commons/deposited-papers/?house=1&search_term=Department+for+Culture%2c+Media+and+Sport&itemId=122028#toggle-163

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