|Will FTTH Be a UK Election Issue?|
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Leader of the Opposition David Cameron, have both been promoting their own blueprints for next generation national broadband. Prime Minister Brown believes that it could play a beneficial role in pulling the country out of economic recession. Cameron meanwhile has specifically pledged a FTTH building programme, and has been keen to extol the technology’s ‘green’ virtues.
As heads of the UK’s two major political parties, many commentators agree that both men’s respective visions of a ‘superfast broadband infrastructure’ could well be an important election issue when the UK population is next called to the polls sometime over the next two years.
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