Julian Smith MP welcomes funding for North Yorkshire Net in Spring Statement

Julian Smith MP today welcomed new funding for North Yorkshire Net, following their successful bid for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport’s Local Full Fibre Wave 2 Challenge Fund.  Funding for NYnet’s project was announced by the Chancellor in his Spring Statement.

Julian Smith said: ‘I am thrilled to have supported this excellent bid. NYCC will now receive an additional £15m from DCMS to improve broadband in our area and I pay tribute to the Council and NYnet for putting forward such an ambitious bid’