Media: Chatter

"If we as a country want to have a new-built fixed infrastructure and the market will not pay for it, where is it going to come from?" - Lord Carter fends off criticisms of plans to introduce a 'landline tax' to pay for broadband expansion

"It (Digital Britain) has kicked into touch the rather ridiculous Five idea which we looked at five years ago. It didn't work then and it wouldn't work now." - Andy Duncan, the chief executive of Channel 4, continues to claim that the report was worse for Five

"Digital Britain was a damp squib for Channel 4 at best and, at worst, a real failure to secure its future." - Dawn Airey, the chief executive of Five, hits back at Channel 4 by saying that it has failed to secure a funding solution