"The recognition by the Chancellor of the vital role that digital infrastructure plays in driving the UK economy is very welcome. Fast 100mb broadband to all premises is indeed a great goal, but for how long will that be considered superfast? In an industry that operates within an RPI minus environment, we need to develop a mechanism to better incentivise communication providers to invest in delivering beyond 100mb, truly superfast connectivity at 500mb and beyond to 1gb."
Nahidur Rahman, KPMG Press Office
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