Rural broadband plans criticised

The government's £1.2bn rural broadband scheme has been criticised by MPs on the public accounts committee.

Hodge: BT now a 'monopoly provider'

The Chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, has criticised the government's superfast rural broadband scheme, saying that British Telecom is now a "monopoly provider."

The Committee has raised concerns that the £1.2bn project is now expected to be delivered two years later than planned.

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