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The Country Land & Business Association (CLA) however estimates that 15-20 per cent of people who live in rural areas do not have access to any form of fixed line broadband connectivity, leaving them reliant on dial-up or mobile phones.

Those in rural areas are also the least likely to have any alternatives to BT's services.

BT says only a "few thousand" of its customers still use a dial-up connection (sometimes referred to as "narrowband") to connect to the internet.

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