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Wednesday, February 04, 2004


U.K.: The other "Community Broadband Networks"

In the United Kingdom, Prime minister Blair's government, shamelessly copping the name of this web site, has launched its' own Community Broadband Network site:
"THE new Co-op-aided Community Broadband Network will help revolutionise rural social enterprises, says Rural Affairs Minister Alun Michael. Mr Michael, Labour/Co-op MP for Cardiff South and Penarth, told delegates at the Access to Broadband Campaign conference in London that the Campaign had acted as an excellent catalyst, bringing together public sector, industry, community and consumer interests in the broadband debate."


All joking aside, we wish them well and hope the name brings them luck.

(We're still ranked higher on Google than they are)


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