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BT criticised for 'misleading' fibre broadband checker

Thursday, January 10th 2013

BT has been rapped by advertising regulators over an availability checker designed to indicate the coverage of its fibre optic broadband network. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) received 15 complaints from consumers who...

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Bourne Business Chamber hails fibre broadband launch

Tuesday, January 8th 2013

Bourne Business Chamber has welcomed the launch of fibre optic broadband in the Lincolnshire town. BT is rolling out the technology to homes and businesses across the town as part of its £2.5 billion national deployment...

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BT chief prioritising fibre broadband rollout

Thursday, January 3rd 2013

BT chief executive Ian Livingston has said the telecoms giant's fibre optic broadband deployment is his biggest focus for the coming year. Speaking to the Mirror about his hopes and fears for 2013, Mr Livingston said his top...

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Fibre broadband for 62,000 more Black Country properties

Friday, December 21st 2012

Some 62,000 more homes and businesses in the Black Country are enjoying faster broadband after BT carried out work to upgrade the internet infrastructure there. Bilston is the latest community to benefit from the initiative,...

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Alloa included in BT's fibre broadband rollout

Wednesday, December 19th 2012

Alloa is one of the latest Scottish communities to be included in BT's national fibre optic broadband rollout in a move that has been welcomed by local MP Gordon Banks. The town is the first location in Clackmannanshire to...

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MS3 chooses Transmode for packet optical networks

Friday, December 14th 2012

Fibre optic broadband operator MS3 has chosen Transmode to supply it with packet optical networks for its new business-focused internet service in Hull. MS3's network team awarded Transmode the contract as they seek to ensure...

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Zen chief says urban broadband cash must go on 'complementary networks'

Monday, December 10th 2012

Newly announced government funding for urban fibre optic broadband rollouts must be spent on complementary infrastructure, according to Zen Internet. Andrew Saunders, the internet service provider's head of project...

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CityFibre to bring fibre broadband to York businesses

Wednesday, December 5th 2012

A partnership between CityFibre and City of York Council is set to bring fibre optic broadband services to residents and businesses in the area. CityFibre has rolled out a 103km pure fibre optic network throughout the city,...

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Geo Networks completes east-west fibre ring

Tuesday, December 4th 2012

Geo Networks has announced the completion of its latest diverse optical fibre ring, which runs between the UK and Ireland. The infrastructure, known as the East-West Ring, was built by Geo in partnership with ESB Telecoms, an...

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KCOM chief says 4G could pose threat to fibre broadband

Wednesday, November 28th 2012

Super-fast 4G mobile services may pose a threat to the uptake of fibre optic broadband, KCOM finance director Paul Simpson has admitted. KCOM this week unveiled its latest set of financial results, revealing plans to roll out...

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