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'Reasonable progress' for Welsh broadband delivery

Friday, May 29th 2015

Auditor General for Wales Vaughan Thomas has published a new report highlighting the "reasonable progress" that has so far been made in the delivery of enhanced broadband services across the country. With the Welsh...

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Important IoW broadband milestone achieved

Thursday, May 28th 2015

More than 12,000 homes and businesses across the Isle of Wight are now benefiting from improved broadband speeds as a result of the ongoing actions of a local initiative. On the Wight reports new fibre cabinets continue to be set...

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Calls to tackle 'too slow' broadband in London

Wednesday, May 27th 2015

Investment in improved superfast broadband connectivity by network operator BT is being called for in the capital of England. Figures reported by UK communications industry regulator Ofcom revealed that fewer than half of...

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Ultrafast trials underway in Swansea

Tuesday, May 26th 2015

A cutting-edge trial to deliver ultrafast broadband speeds to more than 100 homes and businesses in Swansea is now underway. BT engineers are monitoring the new G.fast network, which is aiming to deliver download speeds of...

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Broadband rollout 'could reduce strike impact'

Wednesday, May 20th 2015

Improved broadband coverage would make rail strikes less damaging to businesses and contractors, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed (IPSE) has argued. IPSE Chief Executive Chris Bryce stated ahead...

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CLA calls for universal obligation on broadband

Tuesday, May 19th 2015

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has called on the new Conservative government to deliver early progress on its pre-election commitment of delivering improved rural broadband services. CLA President Henry Robinson...

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Ofcom reveals dark fibre competition aims

Monday, May 18th 2015

UK communications industry regulator Ofcom has outlined new proposals that could impact broadband network operators across the country in the coming years. Companies wishing to provide high-speed telephony and broadband services...

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Superfast connections reach 2.5m premises

Friday, May 15th 2015

Figures published by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport have revealed the number of properties able to secure superfast broadband connections across the UK has now breached the 2.5 million mark. With an ongoing...

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Ultrafast services for rural communities near Bath

Thursday, May 14th 2015

A new transatlantic cable is being laid between Canada and the UK that will help to bring much-improved online services to communities in the vicinity of Bath. The Bath Chronicle reports a deal has been struck between local...

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Falkirk communities to get better broadband

Wednesday, May 13th 2015

The communities of Bonnybridge and Denny in Falkirk are to benefit from the rollout of enhanced broadband connectivity in the coming weeks. A major investment in next-generation broadband services is in the process of being...

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