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OFCOM PLANS FOR HIGHER RURAL BROADBAND COSTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2380: tabled on 13 May 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House opposes Ofcom proposals allowing BT to raise upfront costs on rural consumers accessing the Openreach network as a subsidy for the roll out of high-speed fibre broadband; calls on the Department for Culture, Media and Sport to rule out penalising rural broadband consumers with higher network access costs in rural areas; and supports parity of rural and urban broadband costs for consumers throughout the transition towards high-speed fibre broadband.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.