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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Isle of Wight reaches 99% fibre broadband coverage

Friday, May 27th 2016

Reaching the milestone makes it one of the best-connected parts of the UK. The partnership between Isle of Wight Council, BT and the government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme has hit...

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Government plans to make switching providers 'quicker and simpler'

Thursday, May 26th 2016

The proposals, published yesterday, also cover gas, electricity and water services, current accounts and mortgages. Ministers want there to be more consistency between sectors on how long it takes...

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Sandbach residents to benefit from Connecting Cheshire's 500th fibre cabinet

Wednesday, May 25th 2016

The cabinet is the seventh to be installed in the town – and the 500th to go live as part of the Connecting Cheshire rollout. The project, a partnership between Cheshire’s councils and BT, has...

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A third of UK broadband connections are superfast

Wednesday, May 25th 2016

According to the latest European Digital Progress Report, 36% of the UK’s broadband subscriptions are for services of at least 30Mbps – up from 32% last year. The report, published this week...

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Dorset's fibre broadband rollout making 'strong progress'

Tuesday, May 24th 2016

Superfast Dorset, a partnership between Dorset’s councils and BT, has laid 800,000 metres of fibre optic cable so far and will reach a million metres – enough to stretch from Land’s End to John...

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Nominations wanted for 2016's internet hero and villain

Friday, May 20th 2016

As part of its annual awards ISPA, which represents the UK's internet industry, names a hero and villain who have done the most to help or hinder the industry. Last year, Home Secretary Theresa...

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