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Deaf and blind TV viewers face 'exclusion' from catch-up services

Monday, December 21st 2015

Action on Hearing Loss and RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) are calling for government legislation to make on-demand TV services more accessible. They want to see legal requirements...

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Cotswolds pub gets 'record-breaking' broadband speed boost

Thursday, December 17th 2015

Punters at the Green Dragon Inn in Cowley can download a full-length HD film quicker than the time it takes to pull a pint of Guinness after receiving its ultrafast pure fibre connection. The...

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Virgin announces further expansion of broadband network

Wednesday, December 16th 2015

Residents in Blaby, Countesthorpe and Enderby will be the first to benefit from ultrafast speeds, with some homes going live before Christmas. They will be followed by Whetstone, Narborough...

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Community will decide how to get broadband to remote parts of the Cairngorms

Monday, December 14th 2015

At a meeting on Friday, the board of the Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) agreed to help set up a community organisation to help get broadband to people in the most remote areas of the...

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Government satellite scheme to boost rural broadband speeds

Monday, December 7th 2015

Up to 300,000 homes that struggle to access speeds of more than 2Mbps will be eligible for government funding for the installation of satellite broadband services as part of the government's drive to...

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Police welcome fibre broadband to Aberdeenshire town

Friday, December 4th 2015

Police Scotland and members of the Royal British Legion marked the arrival of fibre broadband to Turriff, where nearly 1,000 homes and businesses are getting access as part of the Digital Scotland...

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Churchill's causeways helping fibre broadband rollout in Orkney

Monday, November 30th 2015

The Churchill Barriers, built on the orders of Winston Churchill after the sinking of HMS Royal Oak by a German U-boat in 1939, are being used to run network cables to help the rollout of superfast...

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Nicola Sturgeon praises Scottish community broadband project

Wednesday, November 25th 2015

Nicola Sturgeon congratulated the Humbie & Lammermuir Community Enterprise (HLCE) for its work in providing better broadband for homes and businesses in Humbie, Fala and neighbouring...

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Lack of broadband could leave new fossil museum stuck in the stone age

Monday, November 9th 2015

The charity building the museum can't afford the tens of thousands of pounds to fund the installation of a broadband connection in the Dorset village of Kimmeridge, which suffers from poor...

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PM promises 10Mbps broadband to 'every home that wants it'

Saturday, November 7th 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron will announce plans to introduce a new Universal Service Obligation (USO) which will give people the legal right to request a connection of 10Mbps, no matter where they...

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