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Faster connections hold-up for Suffolk residents

Monday, January 19th 2015

Many parts of Suffolk are being connected to improved broadband infrastructure at present, but some parts of the county are now facing a significant wait in achieving this improved level of connectivity. The parish of Wortham and...

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Villages invest in superfast connectivity

Friday, January 16th 2015

Communities in three Lancashire villages have banded together to raise funding towards the installation of new superfast broadband in their area. The residents of Storth, Silverdale and Yealand have raised in excess of...

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Ofcom to implement new competition measures

Thursday, January 15th 2015

UK communications industry regulator Ofcom is to implement new measures aimed at promoting increased competition within the nation's broadband sector. A draft decision has been announced that will see BT ordered to maintain a...

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Berkshire broadband rollout gathering pace

Wednesday, January 14th 2015

The rollout of superfast broadband services across Berkshire continues to gather pace, with the latest figures showing more than 1,800 properties are now able to receive these faster connections across the county. Broadband...

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York broadband sessions to boost SME uptake

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in York are set to benefit from a range of free events to highlight the advantages they could levy when signing up to superfast broadband services in their area. Events are scheduled for...

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UK broadband speeds 19th fastest

Tuesday, January 13th 2015

An official breakdown of global broadband transfer rates has placed the UK as the 19th fastest nation on Earth right now. According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet Report for the third quarter of 2014, average...

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New broadband campaign launched in Oxfordshire

Friday, January 9th 2015

A new campaign has been launched in Oxfordshire aimed at promoting the wider delivery of improved broadband connectivity for rural villages across the county. Connect8 has revealed the Better Broadband for Oxfordshire project,...

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Cornwall superfast coverage to reach 99%

Thursday, January 8th 2015

Plans to improve coverage for superfast broadband to 99 per cent of locations across Cornwall are now being put in place. Local publication the West Briton reports Cornwall County Council is in the process of securing funding for...

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Broadband deal announced for Worcestershire

Wednesday, January 7th 2015

A new deal has been struck between Worcestershire County Council and BT that will deliver improved broadband services to almost 10,000 properties across the area in the coming months. Worcester News reports new fibre optic...

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Birmingham start-ups attracted by superfast broadband

Tuesday, January 6th 2015

Start-up businesses in Birmingham are being attracted to the Entrepreneurs for the Future centre at Innovation Birmingham Campus as a result of the superfast connectivity offered to all residents. Advantages including access...

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