Schools in rural areas receive gigabit broadband boost

The Evening Standard reports that more than a thousand schools in rural areas have been hooked up to hyperfast gigabit broadband

The investment boost from the Government is designed to “level up” pupil and teacher access to faster connection speeds, particularly focusing on schools in around 30% of the UK that currently cannot access speeds of 100 megabits per second and were not in line to receive an upgrade commercially from broadband companies.

Norfolk Wolverhampton North Yorkshire, the Highlands and Dumfries and Galloway have seen the most schools upgraded, with almost 900 more earmarked to be connected by March next year.

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