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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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School pupils welcome fibre broadband to Cumbernauld

Friday, May 20th 2016

Around 800 homes and businesses in Cumbernauld can now access fibre services for the first time. Across North Lanarkshire, more than 21,000 premises in areas including Airdrie, Kilsyth, Glenboig...

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Queen's Speech: UK consumers will have legal right to fast broadband

Wednesday, May 18th 2016

The government has also set out new rules to make building broadband infrastructure easier and to give consumers the right to automatic compensation when their broadband service goes wrong. The...

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Superfast broadband arrives in the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution

Tuesday, May 17th 2016

Around 500 homes and businesses in Ironbridge, Shropshire, are getting access to fibre from the summer as part of the £5.6m Superfast Telford partnership, with more to follow in the months...

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Train passengers will pay more if it means they can get online

Monday, May 16th 2016

The Mobile Connectivity Research Study, released last week by the Department for Transport (DfT), carried out more than 2,000 interviews with rail travellers between November and January to explore...

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Superfast West Yorkshire completes first phase of 'crucial' fibre rollout

Monday, May 16th 2016

And work on the next phase of the project, which will take fibre to 98% of the programme area in total, is already underway. The £13m second phase will take fibre to 33,000 homes and businesses...

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Consumers doubt home broadband will be up to scratch in five years' time

Friday, May 13th 2016

A survey carried out for Boosty, a service which boosts broadband speeds using 3G and 4G smartphone connections, revealed that 56% don't think their current broadband will cope with more intensive...

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