Broadband boost for Banburyshire villages

Friday, June 19th 2015

Several villages in Banburyshire have become the latest recipients of improved broadband services following a significant investment as part of the ongoing Better Broadband for Oxfordshire scheme. The villages of Hornton, Sibford...

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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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Campaigners welcome telecoms contract changes

Tuesday, June 16th 2015

The Countryside Alliance has highlighted its pleasure at the introduction of new rules to enable broadband customers to more easily switch suppliers if their received level of service does not match up to what was promised to...

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Ofcom: BT should lower prices for business lines

Monday, June 15th 2015

UK communications industry regulator Ofcom has issued a call for wholesale price changes at network operator BT for businesses leasing products via high-speed telephone lines. As part of the regulator's latest Business...

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Sheffield broadband grants 'almost exhausted'

Friday, June 12th 2015

Businesses across Sheffield are being urged to make use of grant funding towards the provision of improved broadband access while they still can. Companies are continuing to make use of grants being made available via the ongoing...

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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 and...

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Surge in uptake for SCCP

Wednesday, June 10th 2015

The number of businesses making use of subsidies under the ongoing Super Connected Cities Programme (SCCP) has "surged", the minister in charge of the project has claimed. Minister of State for Culture, Communications...

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Positive progress for BT's urban rollout plans

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

Communications network provider BT is making significant progress in the delivery of next-generation fibre connections to "vast swathes" of the country. This is the sentiment of BT Openreach's managing director of...

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Multi-million broadband investment for Staffordshire

Tuesday, June 9th 2015

A £2.3 million investment in improved broadband services will benefit communities across Staffordshire in the coming months. Approximately 4,000 homes and businesses will be included in expanded high-speed broadband rollout...

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New digital infrastructure taskforce created

Monday, June 8th 2015

Digital Economy Minister Ed Vaizey has announced the creation of a new Digital Infrastructure Implementation Taskforce, which will examine methods for the universal rollout of superfast broadband across the nation. Mr Vaizey will...

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