Dido Harding, Chief Executive of TalkTalk, in response to Chancellor Phillip Hammond's announcement said: 

"At TalkTalk, we've long been convinced that fully fibre internet connectivity is vital for the UK's digital future. We're delighted that the Government is supporting this cutting-edge infrastructure, and encourgaing competition between alternative providers to ensure that people up and down the country can enjoy full-fibre broadband as quickly as possible."