The acceleration will help the government achieve its ambition of having the best super-fast broadband network in Europe by 2015. The widespread availability of super-fast broadband is expected to help stimulate the UK economy, drive regional growth and please many communities who are keen to experience the benefits of the technology.
Ian Livingston, CEO of BT Group said: "Our roll-out of fibre broadband is one of the fastest in the world and so it is great to be ahead of what was an already challenging schedule. The acceleration reflects the success of the programme to date and is testament to the hard work and innovation of our people.. We are investing when others are merely talking about it."
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