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Broadband adoption in Scotland will be discussed at a meeting in Edinburgh today.

Communications, technology and broadcasting minister Stephen Carter is to visit the country to assess the digital challenges facing the region and how access to services such as high-speed broadband can benefit residents.

Ways in which digital advancements can boost growth in the creative industries and bolster the Scottish economy will also be considered at the meeting.

Referring to broadband access as a "measure of equality and fairness", Mr Carter said: "Digital inclusion in Scotland is crucial.

"We must ensure the most remote and disadvantaged members of society are not left behind as the rest of the UK benefits from the opportunities created by new technologies."

The event will also look at how the 2Mb UK broadband network can be delivered in Scotland and what measures can be used to ensure users in rural areas benefit from the service.

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