Seaside towns killed off by poor broadband

Seaside towns are suffering from poor access to high-quality broadband, according to an article in The Telegraph covering the recent Lord’s Select Committee report on Regenerating Seaside Towns.

The report found that substandard connectivity has meant many coastal areas of the country are being ‘left behind’.

Specifically the report said: ‘It was suggested that investment in mobile and broadband infrastructure in coastal communities lagged considerably behind that being made in urban areas and that this was worsening the economic disadvantages already being felt in these communities.’

Peers urged the Government to promote digital connectivity initiatives in these areas and improve transport links to reinvigorate the communities. 

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