Bruce welcomes broadband boost for North-east

Bruce welcomes broadband boost for North-east

Gordon MP Sir Malcolm Bruce has welcomed an announcement on fibre optic broadband for Tarves and parts of the North-east.

Tarves and Udny are among communities set to benefit from the latest stage of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme.

More than 90,000 homes and businesses in 18 local authority areas across Scotland will receive new or additional broadband improvements under a scheme backed by the UK government.

The UK Government has allocated more than £100 million, 20% of the Rural Broadband Programme budget, to Scotland to support the roll out of superfast internet.

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