Tech gets £530m in plan for growth

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The government's Plan for Growth report promises a package of initiatives to support the UK’s digital infrastructure, reports

Published alongside the Budget, on 23 March, the plan lays out a strategy to put the UK “on a path to sustainable, long-term economic growth”.

In a chapter on promoting growth in the digital and creative industries, the report reiterated plans for the deployment of superfast broadband to create the “best” network in Europe by 2015, together with the £530m in investment. It also confirmed all businesses in the Enterprise Zones announced by the Chancellor would have access to superfast broadband.

Citing the importance of mobile broadband, the report confirmed the government will a...

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