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A new broadband network company based in Yorkshire is to offer residents connections speeds of up to 25Mb.

Digital Region Ltd is a new internet company owned by Yorkshire Forward and four local authorities, the Star reports.

According to the regional newspaper, the network will be run by David Holt, who will take on the role of Chief Executive, and Maureen Donnelly who will be chairwoman.

The network is set to be a first for the UK as it will allow internet service providers to deliver new services, as well as offering the super-fast connection speed.

Ms Donnelly was formerly Head of UK Market Planning at BT and she expressed pleasure at securing her new role.

Speaking to the Star she said: "I am delighted to be the chairwoman of such a groundbreaking project. Digital Region will bring great changes to South Yorkshire, to people's everyday lives and to the region's economy.

"In these difficult times, the project will act as a catalyst for existing and planned investments."

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