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New developments 'should have broadband access as standard'

Thursday, June 18th 2015

Hampshire County Council is calling on the government to grant new local authority powers to enforce the delivery of superfast broadband connections to all new developments. According to the public body, millions of pounds are...

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Major new broadband deal for Cornwall

Thursday, June 11th 2015

Homes and businesses across Cornwall are to benefit from a new multi-million pound deal that will deliver improved broadband access in the coming months. A £7.6 million agreement has been struck between network operator BT...

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Ultrafast trials underway in Swansea

Tuesday, May 26th 2015

A cutting-edge trial to deliver ultrafast broadband speeds to more than 100 homes and businesses in Swansea is now underway. BT engineers are monitoring the new G.fast network, which is aiming to deliver download speeds of...

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Broadband rollout 'could reduce strike impact'

Wednesday, May 20th 2015

Improved broadband coverage would make rail strikes less damaging to businesses and contractors, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has argued. IPSE Chief Executive Chris Bryce stated ahead...

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Broadband requirement for new Cheshire developments

Thursday, May 7th 2015

All new developments to be considered for planning approval by Cheshire East Council must now include provisions for the installation of broadband services from the outset, the local authority has stated. Delivering...

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Many Brits 'would not give up broadband'

Thursday, May 7th 2015

New research from Hyperoptic has revealed a significant proportion of people in the UK would rather live without either chocolate or alcohol than give up their broadband connection. Following a poll of more than 3,000 people that...

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Broadband boost for St Andrews

Monday, April 20th 2015

Homes and businesses in St Andrews, Fife are celebrating the rollout of new superfast broadband infrastructure, with more than 6,100 premises now connected to faster online access in the area. Work in the area has been carried...

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Stoke Row fibre optic boost

Tuesday, March 31st 2015

Residents of the village of Stoke Row in Oxfordshire are soon to benefit from improved access to superfast broadband after a new fibre optic cabinet was installed in the area. Improved broadband connectivity is being delivered as...

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Fibre broadband rolling out to more parts of Warks, Solihull and Coventry

Wednesday, March 25th 2015

Fibre optic broadband will be rolled out to thousands more properties in Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull thanks to the multimillion-pound CSW Broadband scheme. Lead project partners Warwickshire County Council and BT...

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Ofcom announces digital communications review

Tuesday, March 17th 2015

UK industry regulator Ofcom has announced the launch of a new review into the nation's digital communications sector, which it hopes will provide key insight into the future direction of UK telecoms. The last major industry...

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