Peter Cochrane: The General Election and the UK's full-fibre failures

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Labour and Conservative party General Election 2019 manifestos mashed together
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Labour and Conservative party General Election 2019 manifestos mashed together

The UK could have had full-fibre 20 years ago, but for government short-sightedness. But this election's fibre promises should be treated with scepticism, writes Professor Peter Cochrane

Through the 1970s, 1980s, and much of 1990s, BT Labs was one of three recognised leaders in the technology of optical fibre communication and network deployment. By the mid-1980s we had demonstrated...

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