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Gigaclear connects two more Oxfordshire communities to reach new milestone

Thursday, March 17th 2016

More than 10,000 premises in the most remote parts of the county will have access to gigabit speeds when the rollout reaches the final two communites – Warborough and Shillingford, and...

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New broadband technology 'great news' for rural North Yorkshire

Monday, March 14th 2016

Around 100 homes and businesses in Aysgarth, which lies in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, will benefit from the new ‘all-in-one’ cabinet, which combines the technologies usually carried in...

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Satellite broadband provider reports 'increased interest' in government scheme

Friday, March 11th 2016

Satellite Internet said it has seen a growing level of interest in the government’s Basic Broadband For All programme, which aims to provide an affordable service of at least 2Mbps to all UK...

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Openreach expands ultrafast broadband trial, brings free fibre to new-build homes

Thursday, March 10th 2016

The network infrastructure company has also committed to building fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) infrastructure into new housing developments that have more than 250 premises, free of charge. The...

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Cambridgeshire broadband project gets multi-million pound boost

Wednesday, March 9th 2016

Take-up of fibre broadband in the county is among the highest in the UK. On average, 30% of residents are subscribing to the service, with some rural villages exceeding 70%. The success of the...

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Superfast broadband rollout begins in Snowdonia

Tuesday, March 8th 2016

Over the next few weeks and months more premises in the exchange area will be able to access faster broadband, according to Superfast Cymru who are overseeing the rollout. Lying in the heart of...

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Fibre broadband to help boost toursim in Glenrothes

Monday, March 7th 2016

More than 2,200 homes and businesses in Glenrothes can now access superfast speeds thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) programme. The work has extended the existing network...

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The town with the fastest-moving house prices also has the fastest broadband

Friday, March 4th 2016

Cable.co.uk has analysed speed tests submitted over the past 12 months to find out where the fastest and slowest broadband is in the UK. And while Ofcom suggests the average UK download speed is...

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Government rollout takes fibre broadband to Britain's smallest city

Thursday, March 3rd 2016

With fewer than 2,000 inhabitants, the city of St David’s in Pembrokeshire is famous for being the final resting place of Wales’ patron saint. Along with the rest of the county, the area...

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Virgin Media: Tell us where to build ultrafast fibre broadband network

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016

The ‘Supercharging Local Communities’ programme gives homes and businesses in 18 counties the opportunity to benefit from a fibre connection straight to their door as part of Virgin’s Project...

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