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Fibre broadband rolling out to 3,000 Somersham properties

Friday, August 30th 2013

The Cambridgeshire village of Somersham has become one of the latest communities to benefit from BT's £2.5 billion commercial fibre optic broadband rollout. Engineers have already brought the service to hundreds of...

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Connecting Shropshire publishes fibre broadband map

Thursday, August 29th 2013

The partners behind the Connecting Shropshire broadband project have published a map detailing the areas set to benefit from fibre optic-based services. Although the project between Shropshire Council, BT and government agency...

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BT says Ponteland shows highest fibre broadband demand in north-east

Wednesday, August 28th 2013

The Northumberland town of Ponteland has shown the highest demand for fibre optic broadband of any north-east community, according to new research from BT. Of all the people able to access superfast broadband that live in...

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BT supports Scottish fibre broadband rollout with jobs boost

Tuesday, August 27th 2013

BT is set to take on dozens more engineers in Scotland to assist with the rollout of fibre optic broadband. The telecoms giant will create 150 positions, with the new engineers to be based in Inverness, Fort William, Oban,...

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Netherbury in Dorset could miss out on fibre broadband access

Friday, August 23rd 2013

Homes and businesses in the Netherbury area of Dorset look set to miss out on fibre optic broadband access, despite the launch of a county council-led project to boost connectivity. The initiative, which will be carried out by...

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Oxfordshire communities seek fibre broadband funding

Thursday, August 22nd 2013

Rural Oxfordshire residents are to apply for government funding to support the rollout of fibre optic broadband. Projects for the Evenlode Valley and Northmoor, Moreton and Bablockhythe are set to bid for cash from the...

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North Yorks businesses given fibre broadband advice

Wednesday, August 21st 2013

Selby and Ainsty MP Nigel Adams has hosted a breakfast briefing designed to help local businesses make the most of fibre optic broadband. Employers in the area were invited to last week's event to find out about the arrival...

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Fibre broadband rolled out to 2,700 Rutland properties

Tuesday, August 20th 2013

The Digital Rutland project has brought fibre optic broadband connectivity to more than 2,700 properties across England's smallest historic county. Superfast broadband is now available to just over half of homes and...

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BT brings fibre broadband to Shaftesbury and Sherborne

Monday, August 19th 2013

Two more Dorset towns have been included in BT's large-scale national rollout of fibre optic broadband. More than 2,800 homes and businesses in Shaftesbury and Sherborne have already been connected, with this figure set to...

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CityFibre's Gigler shortlisted for NextGen 13 award

Friday, August 16th 2013

Fibre optic infrastructure provider CityFibre is in the running for a NextGen 13 award, having been shortlisted in the Fixed Urban Networks category. The company's internet service provider arm, Gigler, has been entered into...

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