ELSPA criticises Govt's broadband plan

2Mbps is too slow, says games publisher's trade body...

ELSPA's Mike Rawlinson welcomes the Government's interim report on Digital Britain, although the games trade body is unhappy with recommendations on broadband speeds.

Following news earlier this week that British games developers were less than impressed with Lord Carter's recent interim report on Digital Britain, games publishers' trade body ELSPA have also expressed a few reservations about the Government's report.

"We appreciate the Government's ambition to roll out universal broadband throughout the UK, as laid out in Lord Carter's interim report," said Michael Rawlinson, MD of ELSPA, the UK's leading trade organisation representing games publishers.

"This will help the games industry as it moves increasingly online," he added.

ELSPA does have some reservations about Lord Carter's initial recommendations in the interim report published last week. Notably, Rawlinson says that the games publishers' trade body has "concerns that the 2Mbps broadband speed proposed is too slow...

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zoydwheeler3574d ago

Perhaps we might as well as just go back to dial-up in the UK... Did the government's clever-clogs think of that one yet?