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MP 'delighted' with Gigaclear's West Oxfordshire fibre broadband rollout

Thursday, April 26th 2018

The cables are being laid by Gigaclear, which specialises in rural broadband services. The plan is to connect more than 10,000 homes and businesses across the district to ultrafast broadband by the...

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Vodafone's gigabit broadband rollout targets Scotland, the Midlands and West Yorkshire

Wednesday, April 25th 2018

Coventry, Edinburgh, Huddersfield and Stirling are the latest cities to be named for the rollout, following an announcement in January that Milton Keynes will receive download speeds up to 1000Mbps,...

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Openreach investment to bring gigabit speeds to London's West End

Friday, September 29th 2017

Openreach, Britain’s largest digital network, has joined forces with the landowner to upgrade the broadband infrastructure throughout Grosvenor’s London Estate in Mayfair and Belgravia. This...

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Openreach demonstrates world's first 100Gbps broadband connection

Tuesday, June 13th 2017

The demonstration uses advanced transmission technology to deliver faster speeds over a standard residential fibre to the premises (FTTP) connection. Developed alongside Huawei, the new...

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Gigabit broadband now available to 200m people around the world

Thursday, May 18th 2017

Network testing company Viavi Solutions has updated its online Gigabit Monitor, which tracks current and planned gigabit deployments. It shows that 219m people currently have internet...

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Gigaclear to reach 150,000 more homes thanks to £111m investment

Friday, May 5th 2017

The provider will use the investment to deliver fibre services to “hundreds of thousands” of premises in Devon, Somerset, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Northamptonshire – areas where it...

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City of London announces free public wi-fi for the Square Mile

Monday, April 10th 2017

The multi-million pound project will deliver wireless services across all mobile networks for City businesses, residents and visitors. A 15-year contract to roll out and manage the network has...

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Government's fibre investment will do nothing to help rural areas - CLA

Thursday, November 24th 2016

Chancellor Philip Hammond, in his first Autumn Statement, announced £400m of funding for a new Digital Infrastructure Investment Fund, which will help speed up the rollout of fibre to the premises...

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TalkTalk will spend £20m expanding its Ultra Fibre Optic network in York

Tuesday, October 25th 2016

Working with infrastructure provider CityFibre, the companies rolled out Ultra Fibre Optic, or UFO, to an initial 14,000 homes last year and have since signed up more than 2,400 customers to the...

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INCA: UK should aim for 80% FTTP broadband coverage by 2026

Thursday, September 8th 2016

INCA, the Independent Networks Cooperative Association, wants ministers to set a more ambitious fibre target as part of a new ‘Gigabit Britain’ strategy. It says pure fibre infrastructure is...

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