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the report

The Digital Britain Report outlines our plans for the UK’s digital future.

The report underlines central policy commitments issued in New Industry, New Jobs to ensure that businesses are equipped to compete in the global economy. It also builds towards Going for Growth, which includes broadband access for virtually all of Britain’s homes and businesses.

It also looked at a wide range of issues including the treatment of news in the nations, locally and in the regions. This included a commitment to independently funded news consortia.

A users guide to Digital Britain [16 June 2009]

Stephen Carter, Minister for Communications, Technology and Broadcasting gives Andrew Chitty, MD of Illumina Digital an overview of the Digital Britain report. [Video]


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Digtial Britain - The Report (cover)

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Impact Assessments 

Digital Britain Impact Assessments PDF (1.5mb)


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* Erratum Chapter 3b: Radio: Going Digital Page 93 - Figure 6 The colours on the key should be reversed – the black line in the table shows ‘Organic Growth’ and the green line in the table shows the ‘Drive to Digital’

Report was published on 16 June 2009, last updated 9 March 2010

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