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Thursday, 3 March 2011

Radio Script - 1

Hampshire Council have described the plans to provide internet access to all members of the public as a ‘major policy’, during a county council meeting.

The 'Broadband Project' aims to make internet connections easily accessible across the county, with particular focus on rural areas. Thier is currently a 1 to 2 1/2 year timetable in place, and the council are planning a firm 6 month programme to ensure that progress is made.

Speaking at the meeting, Councillor Dr Raymond Ellis stated that ‘high speed is essential’, expressing it's importance for work, studying, and even shopping.
The conservative member also felt that this project was ‘not just a responsibility, but a duty’.


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