They will use copper wire technology rather than fibre which may mean that although people may get faster broadband they will be in the slow lane of the digital highway. And what about the 3% NOT connected by 2020?
” … The scheme will deliver superfast broadband of up to 24Mbps , which will allow families to watch TV on multiple devices at the same time or let children do homework while parents do online shopping or banking.
The government says the rollout means that the proportion of the UK population that can get superfast broadband has risen from just 45% in 2010 to 90%. The goal is 97% by 2020.
“We have made great progress but there is still more to do,” said Bradley.”