Spring Budget advances 5G strategy and broadband funding

The government has launched its 5G mobile strategy to coincide with Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Budget, and has revealed more details of its planned broadband investment.

The government has revealed a new 5G mobile strategy alongside the Spring Budget, as it tries to take the first steps towards delivering its recently announced Industrial Strategy through the £23bn National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF), which includes £740m for digital infrastructure.