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Government to host summit on broadband and mobile 'not-spots'

Monday, February 1st 2016

Matt Warman, MP for Boston and Skegness, said the summit on Wednesday will see digital minister Ed Vaizey host representatives from both large and small fixed and mobile broadband providers, as well...

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Broadband in new homes debacle: Residents share their tales of woe

Friday, January 29th 2016

Our reports about the plight of residents on new developments struggling with poor or non-existent broadband connections have prompted a flood of complaints from people suffering from similar...

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Government's satellite broadband scheme branded 'inadequate stunt'

Thursday, January 21st 2016

Shadow digital minister Chi Onwurah branded the scheme an “inadequate stunt” that would leave millions of people digitally excluded. Answering questions in the Commons, digital minister Ed...

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Revealed: How inadequate, expensive school broadband is holding our children back

Wednesday, January 13th 2016

Speaking to Cable.co.uk, teachers said they are often left battling slow speeds that mean a whole class can't get online at the same time, and many schools have neither the know-how nor the budget to...

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Broadband project installs 400th fibre cabinet in 'rural corner' of Dorset

Tuesday, January 12th 2016

A new fibre broadband cabinet between Moor Crichel and Witchampton became the 400th to be installed in the county, marking the latest major milestone for the Superfast Dorset programme. The...

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Engineers overcome canal challenge to continue broadband rollout

Friday, January 8th 2016

Engineers from the Fastershire project, a partnership between Gloucestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council to bring faster broadband to the two counties, came up with the solution as an...

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Expansion of government schemes will make Wales 'one of the best connected countries in the world'

Wednesday, January 6th 2016

More than 530,000 premises in Wales can access fibre broadband as part of the Superfast Cymru project, with commercial rollouts providing access to many others. But a few per cent of premises...

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Staffordshire fibre broadband 'success story' nears completion

Tuesday, January 5th 2016

Superfast Staffordshire, launched in 2012, has already connected tens of thousands of premises and will continue to roll out fibre to more challenging rural areas. The project successfully...

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Vaizey: Fixed broadband 'just part' of superfast solution

Tuesday, December 29th 2015

The digital minister has called on the public and industry to share ideas on how the UK’s digital revolution can be taken to the next stage. Writing in a blog on the future of the UK’s...

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Openreach: Winter won't hold up Scotland's fibre broadband rollout

Wednesday, December 23rd 2015

While the nation gets ready for Chrismas, bosses behind the superfast broadband rollout in Scotland have been making their own plans in a bid to stop winter weather slowing down the rollout. More...

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