Virgin Media and BT in broadband subsidy row

The government risks “sleepwalking into another monopoly” in the way it is allocating funds for rural broadband, shadow business minister Chi Onwurah has warned.

The Labour MP says she plans to tell the House of Lords communications select committee on Tuesday that the current system is “skewed towards BT”.

Rival Virgin Media has already accused the government of subsidising BT.

BT says that others are welcome to bid for funds.

I say “fight on media giants,” but could someone please speed up my broadband connection? Please?

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