Currently 93 per cent. of UK homes are able to access 2MB/s broadband and with improvements to existing home connections this should increase. The Department’s officials are working with key stakeholders to develop proposals for universal access to broadband that will be published in the full Digital Britain Report later this year.
The Department’s officials are working with key market players and Ofcom to assess the most appropriate and efficient way of delivering universal broadband in the UK.
The final Digital Britain report containing details of proposals on universal broadband will be published later this year and will look at estimated costs.