A BT managing director believes the new deal for faster internet in Leicestershire will help local businesses.
– Bill Murphy, BT's managing director of Next Generation Access
Faster broadband will help unlock rural Leicestershire's economic potential. The Leicestershire economy, especially in rural areas predominantly consists of small and micro businesses.
A large number are self-employed, work from home and are in the creative, knowledge based sectors which need high speed broadband and will provide the driving force for the county's digital economy.