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Leeds and Chapeltown gain superfast broadband access

Friday, May 30th 2014

A significant number of homes and businesses based in parts of Leeds city centre and Chapeltown can now access superfast broadband, network provider BT has announced. Openreach engineers have been working to connect residential...

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Bedfordshire fibre broadband rollout could be extended

Thursday, May 29th 2014

An additional 6,000 residential and commercial properties in Bedfordshire could be set to gain access to fibre broadband as part of the Superfast Extension Programme. This project is being run by the government's Broadband...

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Ed Vaizey hails new northern fibre broadband rollout

Wednesday, May 28th 2014

Communications Minister Ed Vaizey has hailed the introduction of a new fibre broadband rollout in the north of England, which will see parts of Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool connected to some of the UK's fastest internet...

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Jelly entrepreneur boosted by fibre broadband

Tuesday, May 27th 2014

The Superfast North Yorkshire fibre broadband rollout programme has helped a local entrepreneur successfully launch his own business, Just Jelly. Ryan Tindall is the owner of the jelly firm, which distributes its goods to...

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Ofcom to reduce fibre broadband switching fee?

Friday, May 23rd 2014

It could be much cheaper to change between fibre broadband operators, under new regulations that have been put forward to the European Commission. As things currently stand, a customer wishing to switch provider sometimes has to...

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Haverhill hotel enjoying benefits of fibre broadband

Thursday, May 22nd 2014

Days Inn Haverhill is enjoying the benefits of superfast fibre optic broadband after BT Openreach installed a dedicated line to its premises. This means no other internet users can access the service other than those in the...

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BT to extend fibre broadband rollout with north-west recruits

Wednesday, May 21st 2014

Network provider BT has announced it will be creating up to 130 jobs for engineers in the north-west of England, in order to extend its nationwide fibre broadband rollout even further. Currently, BT has brought the high-speed...

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Superfast Dorset brings fibre broadband to first villages

Tuesday, May 20th 2014

The Superfast Dorset rollout programme has connected its first villages in the area to fibre optic broadband. Wootton Fitzpaine and Charmouth have become the first Dorset communities to benefit from a better broadband connection...

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Viscount Ridley calls for fibre broadband for rural Northumberland

Monday, May 19th 2014

There have been concerns that homes and businesses in the more rural parts of Northumberland are to be missed out of fibre broadband rollout programmes. However, the House of Lords has reassured Viscount Ridley - a Conservative...

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Fibre broadband 'a pleasure to use', says Lancashire resident

Friday, May 16th 2014

A Lancashire resident has praised the work of his local superfast fibre broadband rollout programme, enthusing about its benefits. In its spring newsletter, Superfast Lancashire reports Belthorn resident Steve Horrocks has been...

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