back to article Broadband Britain risks life in slow lane - report

A year long study into Britain's broadband has warned that the country risks falling behind the rest of the world. The UK is currently in the top tier for broadband reach and access, but this happy situation may not last. The Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG), in a major report, says Ofcom has two years to stimulate investment …

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How about we start this revolution by offering users the option of paying for a fibre into their homes? £1000 for a TV, £1500 for a PC, £1000 for a fibre? why not? I'd pay a fair bit to have good reliable broadband, assuming nobody uttered the word "Contention"

Why argue about who foots the bill without asking consumers if we'd like to in order to get this moving? After all, if we don't pay for fibre we'll be drip fed 17 more versions of ADSL, all offering 512kbps speed at rush hour, but the new version offers 200Gbps for ten minutes between 3.12am and 3.22am!

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Quality insights from Toilette & Douche

"a Deloitte and Touche report suggested that consumers will end up footing the bill for better broadband infrastructure"

Insightful. Masterful. Worth whatever was paid for it. After all, who'd believe that it might be consumers that end up paying for infrastructure one way or another rather than the Tooth Fairy or out of dividends from the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?

"Bears need better hygiene habits in forested areas" is an upcoming report which promises insights into ursine defecation...

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