Consultation outcome

Call for Evidence: Extending Local Full Fibre Broadband Networks

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

Original consultation


This call for evidence is seeking views on how the Government could best use public funding to encourage further and faster deployment of full fibre broadband networks.

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Consultation description

The Government announced over £1billion of investment in the Autumn Statement 2016 to boost the UK’s digital infrastructure.

This investment will deliver even faster and more reliable broadband for homes and businesses across the UK. It is our intention that this investment will be delivered in partnership with local areas, prioritising funding for new full fibre business connections. To develop these proposals, we are now publishing a Call for Evidence on approaches to local full fibre networks delivery.


Extending Local Full Fibre Networks Call for Evidence (PDF)

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Published 29 December 2016
Last updated 26 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. This page has been updated to direct to the response which was published on 3rd September 2017.

  2. First published.