BT to double number of homes receiving fast broadband

The copper line-based broadband network will now be expanded to cover 75% of Britain.

Cameron Rejali, Managing Director, Products, BT Wholesale said the announcement was "further evidence of BT’s commitment to deliver next-generation broadband services across the UK".

He said: "By expanding the footprint and reducing wholesale prices, we are helping communications providers deliver faster speeds to more customers, essential benefits in the tough economic and competitive environment we face today."

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