There are claims tonight that nearly half the schoolchildren in Nottinghamshire are being held back because the internet on their home computers is so slow.
The county council says it's creating a "digital divide" between those pupils in towns who have fast broadband speeds and those in villages who do not.
Nottinghamshire County Council wants to end the 'digital divide' between students living in rural areas and those living in towns.
Nearly 50% of children in Nottingham are digitally deprived. The County Council wants telecoms companies to install quicker internet. Fast.