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Labour: Free British broadband for country if we win general election

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Everything will be FREE!!

I live on the edge of a large conurbation in the South East. Our so-called FTTC broadband is currently 8Mbps down and 0.75Mbps up. Openreach said it would cost us £15000 to have a fibre laid to a new cabinet in the street (our current FTTC cabinet is inside the exchange which is over a mile away). They said our neighbours could clump together to pay for this. We would still need to subscribe to an ISP to delilver the service. In the end it's worked out cheaper/faster to use a 4G service with a router providing 30Mbps down/up.....still not massive but better. And we're not even in the countryside.

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