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Broadband grant helps Yorkshire charity

Friday, June 5th 2015

The Superconnected West Yorkshire programme has helped a local charity to achieve faster and more reliable broadband and improved services as a result. Fundraising efforts of the RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch have...

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Govt scheme to boost broadband in Chirk

Thursday, June 4th 2015

Homes and businesses across the town of Chirk in north Wales are to benefit from enhanced broadband services as part of ongoing efforts to tackle slow broadband speeds across the area. The Border Counties Advertizer reports local...

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Business broadband scheme for north-east

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015

Smaller businesses and charities in the north-east of England are to benefit from the extension of an ongoing scheme to provide funding for enhanced broadband services across the area. Organisations in Teesside are now able to...

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Potential re-investment under BDUK in many areas

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

Areas of the UK that have received online services enhancement under the ongoing Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) scheme are increasingly surpassing the threshold for uptake where works are paying for themselves. According to the...

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1st phase completion for Superfast North Yorkshire

Monday, June 1st 2015

The Superfast North Yorkshire project has now officially achieved its targets for first phase completion. A total of 1,000 roadside fibre optic cabinets have now been installed across the county and more than 380,000 premises...

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'Reasonable progress' for Welsh broadband delivery

Friday, May 29th 2015

Auditor General for Wales Vaughan Thomas has published a new report highlighting the "reasonable progress" that has so far been made in the delivery of enhanced broadband services across the country. With the Welsh...

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Important IoW broadband milestone achieved

Thursday, May 28th 2015

More than 12,000 homes and businesses across the Isle of Wight are now benefiting from improved broadband speeds as a result of the ongoing actions of a local initiative. On the Wight reports new fibre cabinets continue to be set...

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Calls to tackle 'too slow' broadband in London

Wednesday, May 27th 2015

Investment in improved superfast broadband connectivity by network operator BT is being called for in the capital of England. Figures reported by UK communications industry regulator Ofcom revealed that fewer than half of...

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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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