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Lebanon businesses poised to gain faster internet

26 April 2014 Last updated at 01:47 BST

Businesses in Lebanon have been hindered by one of the slowest internet connections in the world. But now the infrastructure is in place for broadband connections to be 40 times faster.

Will the state allow this to happen?

Mark Lobel reports from Beirut.

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