Rural communities get raw deal over broadband

Rural communities are at risk of losing out with the government's broadband plan.
Rural communities are at risk of losing out with the government's broadband plan.

The government must urgently review its Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) project or rural communities will suffer.

That’s the view of the Countryside Alliance following the publication of a hard-hitting report by a cross-party committee of MPs. Their report said the government had “mismanaged” the rollout of rural broadband and “left consumers with a raw deal despite a generous public subsidy”.