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Broadband speeds to new-build Glasgow estate 'pathetic' say residents

Friday, December 5th 2014

Despite sitting just 10 miles from the city centre, the 150 properties on the Woodilee Village estate can only receive maximum download speeds of 2Mbps and upload speeds of around 300-400Kbps. The...

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Sixteen callouts and counting: Staffordshire man's broadband nightmare continues

Tuesday, October 28th 2014

Michael Challenor (pictured), a joiner from Lichfield, receives an average download speed of 1.2Mbps – significantly lower than Ofcom’s recommended minimum speed of 2Mbps. Mr Challenor had...

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Twelve BT engineers fail to fix Staffordshire man’s broadband

Thursday, September 25th 2014

Michael Challenor, a joiner from Lichfield, should be able to have a download speed of up to 17Mbps and was receiving around 3Mbps until April, when the speed suddenly dropped to .01Mbps. As a...

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Basingstoke new-build residents excluded from BT broadband plans

Friday, September 5th 2014

Average broadband speeds across the 401 properties in the Everest Park development range from 1-3Mbps, far behind the UK average of 17.8Mb. Local resident Oliver Colenso told Cable.co.uk, “Our...

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Cheshire villagers left behind as celebrity neighbours get superfast broadband

Monday, July 28th 2014

Residents of the exclusive Wychwood Park development, reportedly home to TV presenter Jeremy Kyle and darts champion Phil Taylor, already receive speeds of 4-5Mbps. However, those in St Clements Row...

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Yeovil homeowners demand action over slow broadband in new homes

Tuesday, July 15th 2014

The Wyndham Park estate is only four years old but residents of its 400 homes have broadband speeds of around 1Mbps, which is comparable with typical broadband speeds in 2004. Neighbouring homes...

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Culture minister’s constituents campaign for BDUK inclusion

Wednesday, May 14th 2014

Mr Vaizey is the minister responsible for the Broadband Delivery UK programme, but his own constituents in Fernham receive average broadband speeds of just 2 to 3Mbps. Locals have also complained of...

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Lincolnshire residents launch fibre broadband campaign

Thursday, March 27th 2014

Retired engineer Alun Hawkins and IT worker Ben Haines have held their first public meeting to drum up support for Fibrelincs, a community-based, fibre-to-the-home network that will supply superfast...

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Rural broadband needs competition, not cash

Wednesday, March 5th 2014

Another week, another tale of rural broadband woe. Property expert Henry Pryor has revealed houses without broadband could be worth 20% less than similar properties with a fast connection[1]. This...

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Community broadband projects boast faster speeds than Virgin's 152Mbps service

Friday, November 15th 2013

Virgin Media made waves this week by promising to launch the UK's fastest widely available broadband service early next year. Set to offer speeds of up to 152Mbps, the new top tier package will...

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