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The foundation of our future economy

The Digital Economy Bill 2016-17 has received Royal Assent.

The Bill introduces measures to modernise the UK for enterprise.  The measures have been designed to:

  • empower consumers and ensure everyone has access to broadband wherever they live
  • build a better infrastructure fit for the digital future
  • enable better public services using digital technologies
  • provide important protections for citizens from spam email & nuisance calls and protect children from online pornography
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