The UK government reveals its plans to link remote areas with broadband from satellites

The UK government reveals its plans to link remote areas with broadband from satellites
Today, having a fast and stable internet connection is a must. However, there are many remote areas in the UK where installing the necessary equipment to provide faster broadband speeds is extremely difficult. But it looks like the British government has a new plan that should give people living in such places the broadband boost they always wanted.

As the UK government announced in a recent blog post, it plans to use satellites to beam broadband to some of the most remote homes and businesses around the country. Furthermore, it has already started a trial that will show to what extent satellites can be used to deliver high-speed connections.

Some of the places that participate in the experiment are a 12th-century abbey in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, a scout camping site in Snowdonia, and a Lake District mountain rescue base. They are equipped with special equipment — courtesy of Elon Musk's Starlink — that enables them to connect to a satellite and enjoy broadband speeds that are up to ten times faster than what they currently have.

Upon completion of the trial, the government will evaluate the viability of using satellites to beam broadband to very hard-to-reach homes and businesses.

So, if you live in such a remote place in the UK, you might soon have a ten times faster broadband connection — if everything goes well with the trial, of course. And if you want a faster and more powerful phone as well, you should definitely check out our best Vodafone phone deals, top Virgin Media phone deals, best O2 phone deals, best Three phone deals, and best EE phone deals articles and get one with a great discount from there.

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