"The reason for sluggish uptake is thought to be poor connectivity, coupled with expensive high-speed leased lines."
No, the reason is that it's only available in *SELECTED* *CITIES*. You know, those big places with lots of buildings and decent internet.
I have plenty of clients who would have taken up the voucher, if it was available EVERYWHERE.
Oh, and one client who wanted to upgrade from 2Mb ADSL to 8Mb EFM, was actually in a qualifying area, but couldn't use the voucher because the "new" connection had to be over 20Mb.