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BT fibre-to-the-home coming to St Austell

Tuesday, May 31st 2011

Businesses and residents in St Austell will be able to benefit from fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband in the coming months, BT has announced. In a press conference at Cornwall's Eden Project tourist attraction, the telecoms...

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Virgin Media 100Mbps fibre broadband set to launch in Swansea

Friday, May 27th 2011

Virgin Media has unveiled plans to bring its 100Mbps fibre optic broadband service to Swansea. When the improvement work takes place, Swansea will be the first town in west Wales to be hooked up to the cable company's up to...

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Fibrestream boss backs fibre broadband over power lines

Thursday, May 26th 2011

Fibrestream boss Guy Jarvis has given his support to rumoured plans to trial the use of power lines to support fibre optic broadband cables. Mr Jarvis claimed a test run of the technology is currently being considered by...

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BT experiencing delays with UK FTTH rollout

Wednesday, May 25th 2011

BT has revealed that its planned rollout of fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband services in the UK is being affected by unexpected delays. Trials involving around 1,000 premises in Britain have shown that duct blockages can cause...

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Claranet SOHO recommends fibre broadband to online gamers

Tuesday, May 24th 2011

Online gamers will find their experience is improved by switching to a fibre optic broadband connection, according to Claranet SOHO. The internet service provider has announced the unveiling of a new fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC)...

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BT reveals Lancashire council deal

Monday, May 23rd 2011

BT has announced the signing of a ten-year deal with Lancashire County Council for the provision of broadband and telecoms services under a new joint venture partnership. Leader of Lancashire County Council Geoff Driver said:...

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Superfast broadband 'has many benefits'

Friday, May 20th 2011

The introduction of superfast broadband services across the UK has many benefits for home and business users alike. According to Clodagh Murphy, director of Eclipse Internet, as areas become enabled across the UK there are going...

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Unemployed should help build FTTH network, MP argues

Thursday, May 19th 2011

Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden David Davis has argued that Britain's 2.4 million unemployed workers could be put to use to help deliver the latest in Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband networks. "Building a...

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100 Mbps FTTH expansion for Bournemouth announced

Wednesday, May 18th 2011

CityFibre Holdings is to rollout additional Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) fibre-optic broadband services to an additional 20,000 homes in Bournemouth. Greg Mesch of CityFibre told local publication the Bournemouth Echo that this...

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Surrey schools to receive fibre broadband

Tuesday, May 17th 2011

Up to 400 schools in Surrey could be set to receive fibre broadband services over the coming months as part of a new initiative. A deal has been struck between Surrey County Council and Research Machines for the delivery of...

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