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 6 months

How is this free

Dave 6 months

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 6 months

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

Mr Peanut
Mr Peanut 6 months

Of course he does.

Connor 6 months

You mean "prepaid" broadband, right?

Tin Ego
Tin Ego 6 months

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 6 months

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

FriedChicken 6 months

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

IIZard 6 months

Go away communists.

Minor_Complex 6 months

Bread and circus

Zach 6 months

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

IIZard 6 months

Losing an election? promise the moon!

david 6 months

Hell yeah! Vote Labor!

Taylor 6 months

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 6 months

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

Hannibal 6 months

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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