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BT's new Adastral Park recruits to help with fibre broadband projects

Friday, February 28th 2014

Over 100 new apprentices and graduates employed at BT's Adastral Park technology and research headquarters are set to work on fibre optic broadband and other cutting-edge projects. The telecoms giant has created the new...

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EU announces high-speed broadband deal

Thursday, February 27th 2014

The European Union has announced it will spend €1 billion (£820 million) on improving broadband connectivity across the continent. While the budget for the scheme is substantially less than first thought, with initial...

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Coventry firms and charities offered broadband vouchers

Thursday, February 27th 2014

The Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) has announced it will provide local businesses with vouchers to cover the costs of broadband installation. Although only worth between £250 and...

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North Yorkshire fibre optic reaches 100k

Wednesday, February 26th 2014

More than 40,000 homes and businesses in North Yorkshire are already using fibre optic broadband. But this could be set to rise according to Superfast North Yorkshire, which claims 100,000 premises in the county can now access...

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Fibre optic briefing for Widnes residents

Tuesday, February 25th 2014

Residents in Widnes are set to be briefed by officials from Connecting Cheshire on plans to roll out fibre optic broadband in their area. Halton Council, which is based in Cheshire, is working with the organisation to educate...

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Fibre optic network spreads across Suffolk

Monday, February 24th 2014

Suffolk County Council has revealed 2,100 homes have been added to a fibre optic network run by BT. Mark Bee, the authority's leader and Chair of the Better Broadband for Suffolk programme, said that this is a "tangible...

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Work underway on Bradley Stoke fibre broadband rollout

Friday, February 21st 2014

Residents in the South Gloucestershire town of Bradley Stoke are finally set to receive fibre optic broadband access after upgrade work began in the area. The technology is currently unavailable to most of the community, despite...

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Manufacturer backs fibre optic campaign

Thursday, February 20th 2014

Schoolscapes - a firm that designs, manufactures and installs playground equipment - has backed a fibre optic campaign in Cornwall. Marketing Manager Steve Bell says his Wadebridge-based business now manages download speeds of...

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Connecting Cheshire to host drop-in session

Wednesday, February 19th 2014

A new drop-in session set to be held in Nantwich later today (February 19th) will educate locals about the roll-out of fibre optic broadband in the coming months. Connecting Cheshire, which is hosting the event, plans to enable...

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New appointment 'enhances' CityFibre

Tuesday, February 18th 2014

CityFibre - a leading broadband infrastructure company - has announced the appointment of Sally Davis as a Non-Executive Director. Ms Davies was previously the chief executive of BT Wholesale and will help to oversee new projects...

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