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We are responsible for broadband policy and delivery.

Our ambition is to deliver the best superfast broadband network in Europe by 2015 and to do this, Government:

Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), a unit within DCMS, is responsible for managing the Government’s broadband funding. Individual projects are the responsibility of local authorities and the Devolved Administrations, as set out in BDUK’s delivery model.

Our ambition is to provide superfast broadband to at least 90 per cent of premises in the UK and to provide universal access to standard broadband with a speed of at least 2Mbps.

Project updates

Want to find out the latest on your local project? Our local broadband plan spreadsheet provides information on the progress of broadband projects, including those funded by BDUK (and being undertaken by the devolved administrations), the Rural Community Broadband Fund Projects (RCBF) and other projects seeking approval under the National Broadband Scheme (PDF 149kb).  

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