'Fix Britain's Internet' campaign wants to hear from you

Campaign launched to give internet users a voice as the future of British broadband is discussed

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TalkTalk Telecom Group Plc Chief Executive Officer Dido Harding

Amid mounting criticism of excess profits, chronic under investment, poor service levels, and patchy coverage, industry regulator Ofcom has launched a public consultation on whether BT should be allowed to continue to own the UK's national broadband network, Openreach.

TalkTalk and the members of the Fix Britain's Internet campaign, believe that British internet users have been badly let down by the current system.

Dido Harding, Chief Executive Officer at TalkTalk said: "Whether it's finding a job, doing the shopping, educating our kids or falling in love, the internet is essential to our lives and futures. It shouldn't just work for the benefit of one large company, it should work for everyone. For too long now though, UK broadband users have been let down by promises of improvement which never materialises.

"It's time for brave, bold action by Ofcom to solve the problem once and for all. This consultation on the future of Openreach gives the country a once-in-a-decade opportunity to have their voice heard, so that they can finally look forward to the digital future they deserve."

Many others agree, including leading consumer groups; the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee; a cross-party coalition of over 100 MPs and even the Government itself. Now there is an opportunity to make your voice heard by calling on Ofcom to take the radical action needed to bring about real change.

Fix Britain's Internet provides a quick and easy source of facts about what's going wrong with British broadband, and how we can make it better. It also provides a quick and easy way for consumers and businesses up and down the country to write to Ofcom during the 10 week consultation period, to let them know Britain deserves a national broadband network that works for everyone, not just for BT's shareholders.

If you agree, visit www.fixbritainsinternet.co.uk and follow @FixBritInternet. It only takes 10 seconds to ask them to take bold, radical action which could make a real difference to your internet connection.