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Linx chief executive John Souter said IXScotland was “a real step forward” for the internet community in Scotland and the UK as a whole.

He added: “The exchange will allow networks to stop ‘tromboning” traffic to London and back again, and will help increase resilience by creating a new centre for interconnection in the UK.”

The report outlines progress made in the last year across all four main strands of the government’s digital strategy.

The strategy includes an undertaking to invest more than £240m in extending next-generation broadband access to 95% of premises in Scotland by 2017/18.