View Full Version : Jeremy Hunt hands reins to Maria Miller - BDUK has a new face

10-09-2012, 08:51 AM
Here's a link to an Ian Grant article which goes over old, familiar ground about what exactly BDUK may or may not deliver.

What broadband gap is the government funding? (http://br0kent3l3ph0n3.wordpress.com/2012/09/10/what-broadband-gap-is-the-government-funding/)

What is undeniably clear, is the statement Ian quotes from the DCMS BDUK targets:

Leave aside the weasel words "potential" and"headline" and consider this: "Our investment will help provide 90% of homes and businesses with access to superfast broadband and for everyone in the UK to have access to at least 2Mbps." What percentage of the population will receive a speed between 2 and 24Mbps?

Weasel words indeed .... how hard indeed it is, to find the truth in a commercial market where the "community" is the consumer, and the corporate shareholder the benefactor. Sigh.