Rural Connectivity

Part of Science, Innovation and Technology – in the House of Commons am ar 21 Chwefror 2024.

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Photo of Chris Bryant Chris Bryant Shadow Minister (Creative Industries and Digital)

Some 4.8 million people live in rural 5G notspots; rural areas are seven times more likely to have broadband speeds worse than those at base camp at Everest; one in five poorer homes have no internet to the home at all; and cardiac arrest phones and medical monitors still rely on analogue telephony. [Interruption.] Why are this Government such an abject failure?