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Spectrum fibre broadband network passes 700 homes

Friday, June 28th 2013

Spectrum Internet has reached a milestone in its fibre optic broadband rollout, with its own network now passing more than 700 homes in south Wales. The company has been deploying super-fast broadband infrastructure to the area...

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Fibre broadband rollout 'could create 1,800 jobs for north Wales'

Thursday, June 27th 2013

Hundreds of jobs could be created across north Wales by the fibre optic broadband partnership between BT and the Welsh government. The Superfast Cymru initiative is aiming to bring high-speed internet access to 96 per cent of...

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Hyperoptic appoints Head of Property to support FTTH rollout

Wednesday, June 26th 2013

Hyperoptic has announced the appointment of its first Head of Property as the operator seeks to further expand the coverage of its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) infrastructure across the country. David Walker has joined the company...

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BT says Connecting Cumbria is world's largest fibre broadband rollout

Tuesday, June 25th 2013

BT has described its fibre optic broadband partnership with Cumbria County Council as the largest project of its kind in the world. The £51 million Connecting Cumbria scheme aims to provide 93 per cent of local homes and...

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Superfast Cornwall brings fibre broadband to Coombe

Monday, June 24th 2013

The historic Cornish tin mining village of Coombe has become the latest community to benefit from the county's fibre optic broadband partnership with BT and the EU. Significant infrastructure-related obstacles stood in the...

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FTTH provider Hyperoptic signs up for LifeSkills programme

Friday, June 21st 2013

Fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband provider Hyperoptic is taking part in a new scheme designed to help school leavers make the transition to the workplace. LifeSkills Work Week, created with Barclays, will see the company offer...

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Zen cuts FTTC installation fee by more than 50%

Thursday, June 20th 2013

Zen Internet has slashed the installation fee it charges on its fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) broadband services, which offer speeds of up to 76Mbps. The internet service provider has previously expressed concern at the apparently...

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Dorset business chief questions lack of fibre broadband access

Wednesday, June 19th 2013

BT has come in for criticism from an East Dorset business owner who is frustrated at the telecoms giant's decision to exclude local industrial estates from its fibre optic broadband rollout. The company's super-fast...

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BT rolling out fibre broadband to 17,600 Kirkcaldy properties

Tuesday, June 18th 2013

Fibre optic broadband will be rolled out to thousands of properties in the Scottish town of Kirkcaldy over the coming weeks, BT has announced. Engineers have already brought the service to hundreds of local homes and businesses,...

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KC Lightstream fibre broadband service up for ISPA award

Monday, June 17th 2013

KC's Lightstream fibre optic broadband service is in the running for a prize at this year's Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) Awards. Lightstream is in with a chance of winning the newly announced Best Superfast...

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