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BT CEO says Labour’s plan for free broadband may cost £100 billion

BT CEO says Labour’s plan for free broadband may cost £100 billion

Britain’s Labour Party’s plans to nationalize parts of telecoms provider BT’s network and provide free full fiber broadband may cost more than 100 billion pounds ($127 billion), BT CEO Philip Jansen said. ’These are very, very ambitious ideas’, Jansen said on the Labour’s plans to ensure the same by 2025.

Spartacus 1 year

How is this free

Dave 1 year

Yup, I'm sure that won't cost the taxpayer anything at all. Honestly Corbyn, the air is pink in your fantasy world isn't it?

The Gas Mask Man
The Gas Mask Man 1 year

another genius idea from Jeremy "let the government own everything" Corbyn

Mr Peanut
Mr Peanut 1 year

Of course he does.

Connor 1 year

You mean "prepaid" broadband, right?

Tin Ego
Tin Ego 1 year

Spartacus asked the only important question. Why aren’t there any labour supporters ready to answer it ? HOW IS IT FREE

Christian Wagner
Christian Wagner 1 year

Government-run monopoly Fiber-Internet 😲 What could possibly go wrong?

FriedChicken 1 year

Everytime before elections miraculously we have money coming out of our asses

IIZard 1 year

Go away communists.

Minor_Complex 1 year

Bread and circus

Zach 1 year

"Free". Where does the money come from to pay for it? Meh, why ask such silly questions, its Free from the Government!

IIZard 1 year

Losing an election? promise the moon!

david 1 year

Hell yeah! Vote Labor!

Taylor 1 year

By “free”, they mean free at the point of use. Of course taxes will be involved. Everyone buying internet right now, is currently paying a private tax.

the wolf and burgwr
the wolf and burgwr 1 year

Then once that happens (never will of course) in comes censorship on a scale you've never seen

Hannibal 1 year

This is the kind of economic lunacy that made the UK the sick man of Europe in the seventies. Margaret Thatcher is rolling in her grave.

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