UK Government moves to classify high-speed broadband access as a "legal right"

The UK Government has just announced that from 2020, high-speed broadband will be considered a legal right for all its citizens, meaning service providers must offer access to any person that requests it. The announcement follows a proposal from BT, the UK's largest telecommunications provider, to provide universal broadband coverage to all areas of the UK under a voluntary agreement. The Government, however, felt the importance of universal broadband access required a regulatory hand in the matter... Continue Reading UK Government moves to classify high-speed broadband access as a "legal right" Category: Telecommunications Tags: Governments Internet Law Net Neutrality Related Articles: The FCC's "Restoring Internet Freedom" order demolishes net neutrality FCC shoots down net neutrality: Welcome to the age of "internet freedom" Net neutrality w

UK Government moves to classify high-speed broadband access as a "legal right"

The UK Government has just announced that from 2020, high-speed broadband will be considered a legal right for all its citizens, meaning service providers must offer access to any person ...

Wed 20 Dec 17 from Gizmag

Access to high-speed broadband will be a legal right in the UK by 2020

High-speed broadband connectivity will be a legal right in the UK by 2020, the government announced on Wednesday.

Wed 20 Dec 17 from Techspot

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