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Fibre broadband to provide tourism boost to flood-hit Lake District

Wednesday, March 30th 2016

It is hoped the arrived of fibre to more than 200 homes and businesses in the village of Glenridding at the southern end of Ullswater will give the flood-hit area a boost. An additional 150...

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Piper heralds arrival of fibre to north Lanarkshire town

Thursday, March 24th 2016

The premises in Shotts join more than 20,000 in North Lanarkshire which are now able to access fibre broadband through the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) programme. Other local areas...

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Cumbrian town with UK's third worst broadband speeds gets 4G coverage

Thursday, March 24th 2016

Vodafone’s announcement comes just weeks after data from Cable.co.uk suggested that Ulverston was among the five places in the UK with the slowest average broadband speeds. The arrival of 4G,...

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Government asks for views on legal right to 10Mbps broadband

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016

A four-week consultation, launched today, is asking for views from network operators and internet services providers, as well as consumers and businesses. The move follows a pledge by Prime...

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Is the UK's average broadband speed only half what Ofcom says it is?

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016

Akamai’s latest State of the Internet report, which covers the fourth quarter of 2015, found the average broadband speed in the UK is more than double the global average of 5.6Mbps. But 13.9Mbps...

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'Complicated' government scheme to blame for poor take-up of satellite broadband

Monday, March 21st 2016

Andrew Walwyn, CEO of independent satellite provider Europasat, said Britons are subject to a "postcode lottery" on what subsidies they can receive. According to Mr Walwyn, the BDUK-run national...

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Ofcom boss promises nationwide indoor 4G mobile coverage

Monday, March 21st 2016

Chief executive Sharon White made the pledge at the Federation of Small Businesses' (FSB) national conference as she reassured businesses that getting, and keeping, them connected is a priority for...

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Government rollout takes fibre broadband to Britain's smallest city

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

With fewer than 2,000 inhabitants, the city of St David’s in Pembrokeshire is famous for being the final resting place of Wales’ patron saint. Along with the rest of the county, the area...

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Virgin Media: Tell us where to build ultrafast fibre broadband network

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016

The ‘Supercharging Local Communities’ programme gives homes and businesses in 18 counties the opportunity to benefit from a fibre connection straight to their door as part of Virgin’s Project...

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'All-in-one' cabinet taking fibre broadband to County Durham village

Monday, February 29th 2016

Around 180 homes and businesses in Shincliffe will be able to access fibre broadband after the cabinet was switched on. Thousands of homes and businesses in the nearby communities of High...

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