Home  ›  Topics

Government

'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...

0Read more

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...

0Read more

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...

0Read more

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...

0Read more

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...

0Read more

Virgin's fibre network expansion is 'huge vote of confidence' in Wrexham

Monday, June 13th 2016

The expansion forms part of the company’s £3bn Project Lightning programme, which is taking Virgin’s fibre network to 4m more premises by 2019. Premises in Wrexham will be connected using...

0Read more

Manufacturers: Forget speeds, we need reliable, resilient broadband

Friday, June 3rd 2016

The organisation, which represents thousands of British manufacturers, has today set out its response to the government’s review of business broadband. It says manufacturers’ primary focus is...

0Read more

Fibre broadband rollout reaches Jurassic Coast villages

Thursday, June 2nd 2016

Morcombelake and Chideock are among the latest communities included in the Superfast Dorset rollout. Chedington, Langton Herring, Milborne St Andrew, South Perrott and Stour Provost are also able...

0Read more

ASA to review the way broadband speeds are advertised

Friday, May 27th 2016

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and the Committees for Advertising Practice (CAP) will research the claims made by providers and the expectations consumers have based on them. Currently,...

0Read more

Superfast Worcestershire looks for 'broadband enthusiasts'

Friday, May 27th 2016

Superfast Worcestershire, a partnership between Worcestershire County Council and BT, has given access to fibre broadband to more than 54,000 premises that wouldn’t have been covered by commercial...

0Read more