Economics of Labour's plan to nationalise broadband – £20 billion cost is unrealistic

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Labour has promised to give every home and business access to free full-fibre internet by 2030 if elected in the 2019 UK election. To do this, it plans to nationalise several parts of BT and create a free-of-charge, nationalised public broadband service under the banner of “British Broadband”.
Original languageEnglish
TypeThe Conversion Blog
Media of outputBlog
Place of PublicationLondon
Publication statusPublished - 18 Nov 2019


  • broadband
  • internet connectivity
  • nationalised broadband
  • human rights

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