Broadband

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 21st June 2018.

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Photo of Lord Mendelsohn Lord Mendelsohn Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will publish their plans for delivering full-fibre to the premises broadband connections to the majority of homes and businesses by 2025; and what proportion of homes and businesses they plan to reach by (1) 2020, and (2) 2022.

Photo of Lord Mendelsohn Lord Mendelsohn Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what additional investment will be available to deliver their plans for full-fibre to the premises broadband connections to the majority of homes and businesses by 2025.

Photo of Lord Mendelsohn Lord Mendelsohn Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government when they will publish a response to their Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review consultation which closed in January.

Photo of Lord Ashton of Hyde Lord Ashton of Hyde The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

The Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review, launched in the Government’s Industrial Strategy, will set out the regulatory and policy changes that are needed to support investment in full fibre networks and deliver on the Government’s ambition, as announced by the Chancellor in his CBI speech for fibre rollout: 15 million premises covered by 2025 with a national network by 2033. The Report is due to be published in due course.

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