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600 million superfast broadband project hit by delays

Jun 08, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide
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The 600 million drive to give every Scottish property superfast broadband by 2021 has been hit by delays, prompting fears the target will be missed.

Connectivity Minister Paul Wheelhouse admitted the Scottish Governments flagship R100 project has had its timeline extended to give firms battling for the contract more time to prepare bids.

The admission came in an answer to a Holyrood question, which led to opposition politicians claiming the deadline would not be met and rural househo...