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Delivering Finland's web 'human right'


Last year Finland's government announced that access to a broadband internet connection was a human right, and that everyone in the country must have a connection with a minimum speed of one megabit by this summer.

Now the country's going even further - by 2015 every household must be within two kilometres of a fibre optic cable supplying superfast broadband running at 100 megabits per second.

Nick Higham went to Finland to discover how they plan to deliver that promise.


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