According to the leader of the Conservative party, David Cameron, every home in the UK should have access to super fast broadband within ten years.
Nothing new there, except he believes that the UK should forge ahead with green technology, and is publishing two policy reports on this subject.
With the UK falling behind the rest of Europe when it comes to technology, he believes that this is the time to make sure that the UK is pushed to the forefront of the technology world.
This sounds remarkably similar to what the PM has already been saying.
There is no doubt that a national roll out of fibre optic broadband would make a lot of difference to people and business throughout the country, but at what cost?
It could have beneficial effects, including allowing people to work from home, but not everyone can do that.