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Take-up of fibre broadband in Staffordshire doubles in 12 months

Tuesday, June 28th 2016

More than 24% of those able to access superfast speeds have opted to upgrade their connection – up from 12% this time last year. In some smaller communities – including Abbots Bromley,...

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Northumberland's fibre broadband rollout shifts focus to rural areas

Tuesday, June 28th 2016

iNorthumberland has taken fibre access to more than 52,500 homes and businesses that were not part of commercial rollout plans. It will now focus bringing superfast connectivity to some of the...

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Superfast broadband coverage reaches 90% in Herts and Bucks

Friday, June 24th 2016

Superfast speeds are now available to 92% of homes and businesses in Hertfordshire and 90% of premises in Buckinghamshire. The first phase of the Connecting Counties programme – a partnership...

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CLA: New USO can transform rural areas but must be enshrined in law

Thursday, June 23rd 2016

Plans for a new Universal Service Obligation (USO) were revealed by Prime Minister David Cameron last year and set out in the Queen’s Speech in May. The new USO would give every household the...

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Burton's fibre broadband rollout reaches hundreds more homes

Monday, June 20th 2016

The Wetmore Road area is the latest part of Burton to benefit from the Superfast Staffordshire rollout, which is led by Staffordshire County Council and BT. More than 400 homes and businesses can...

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'Unpredictable' broadband a thing of the past for Gloucestershire school

Friday, June 17th 2016

Pupils and staff at St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School in Chedworth are now enjoying speeds of 50Mbps – and have the infrastructure in place to access 1Gbps. The school is the...

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Connecting Shropshire and developer to fund fibre upgrade for new-builds

Thursday, June 16th 2016

Residents of the Wat’s Meadow estate, in Gobowen, have been struggling with speeds of 2Mbps despite most of the village having access to fibre services. But the deal between Connecting...

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Virgin's fibre network to reach another 7,000 homes in Swindon

Thursday, June 16th 2016

The company said yesterday it will roll out ultrafast broadband to 7,000 homes and businesses in the town as part of its £3bn Project Lightning programme. Around 65,000 Swindon premises are...

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Virgin Media plans to improve broadband in new-build homes

Tuesday, June 14th 2016

The provider is working with the Home Builders Federation (HBF) to make it easier for homebuilders to install fibre infrastructure on new developments. Virgin has launched a dedicated new-build...

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Fibre broadband arrives in North Lincolnshire village

Tuesday, June 14th 2016

More than 200 homes and businesses were given access to fibre services for the first time last week – and 30 villagers have already signed up. Appleby is the first village to benefit from the...

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