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Bradford 'a natural for 4G roll-out'
Bradford was a natural choice as one of the first places for high-speed broadband to be rolled out to, along with London and Leeds, the chief executive of O2 UK has said.
Ronan Dunne was joined by Culture Minister Ed Vaizey at the National Media Museum two weeks after O2 switched on 4G services in Leeds, Bradford and London in its first rollout.
Five more cities will go live on September 27 including Sheffield.
Mr Dunne said that it was really key for the company to start the service in Yorkshire as well as London.
“The growth in the digital economy is expected to grow 745,000 new jobs by 2017, including those in computer science as well as helping those who haven’t got a job,” he said.
Bradford is also one of 12 cities where Vodafone is introducing high-speed Broadband by the end of the year. The mobile giant plans to extend the service to cities outside London over the next four months.
The Vodafone "Red 4G-ready" package promises unlimited UK data for the first three months.
Meanwhile O2’s rollout plan aims to make 4G available to an extra two million people per month, with ten more cities being added during the coming weeks.
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