Today I pressed BT to move ahead locally with fast broadband. I met with BT's Clova Fyfe and Bill Murphy and discussed their plans to improve our internet connection speeds.
BT are currently working on plans for super fast broadband, so I made our case for the greatest possible investment locally. Separately I also plan to meet Kent County Council to get coverage for areas that BT may not cover, using money given by the Government to the county council.
Google recently named Dover as a winner in their league of 'fastest growing internet business towns' in the UK. So it's clear that fast broadband access really matters for more local jobs and money. Fast broadband is also good for watching telly, but it's jobs and money that are my priority. This was a really good opportunity to put across the needs of our community for as much broadband as possible and as fast as possible! The next step will be to meet with Kent County Council to get coverage in areas that might otherwise be left out.
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