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Friday October 11, 2013

Rural Scotland Exodus Blamed on Super-Slow Internet

Forget about the Google level coverage, fiber optics or even standard broadband coverage, rural Scotland has had about enough of sluggish Internet connections. I guess when high speed coverage won’t come to you, you just have to go to it. The Scottish countryside is on the move. big grin

Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead told Scottish Parliament on Wednesday that "[e]vidence is emerging of broadband-led rural depopulation amid concerns that nearly a fifth of homes in the Highlands and Islands" will not have their service upgraded any time soon, The Scotsman reported.

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