Universal Service Obligation for Broadband Welcome.. but rural communities still face same old catch up

Drew Hendry MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey has called on the UK Government to put rural communities at the front of the queue for digital development and put an end to the digital divide once and for all.  Drew has been at the forefront of calls for a Universal Service Obligation to benefit the Highlands both as a Highland councillor and, now, as MP. His ...
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Launch of Superfast Broadband at Loch Ness

A good broadband service is an essential for modern life therefore I was pleased to see Superfast Broadband reach the banks of Loch Ness a couple of weeks ago. So much so that I turned interviewer to hear the views of Mr Loch Ness himself, Willie Cameron of Cobbs (see video below). It has been good to hear from constituents that the service is performing well but I know ...
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New broadband investment announcement very welcome

Drew Hendry MP has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement of a further £18 million investment to deliver high-speed fibre broadband in rural areas. Commenting, following the Deputy First Ministers announcement, MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch & Strathspey, Drew Hendry, said: “The Scottish Governments announcement will ensure that the eighty five percent of ...
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