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Better broadband on its way to Swindon

Friday, September 5th 2014

Fibre optic broadband is on its way to Swindon residents after the local council confirmed it would provide funding towards the delivery of the high-speed technology. The Swindon Advertiser reports the town's council will be...

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New fibre broadband network to be built for Aberdeen

Thursday, September 4th 2014

Network provider CityFibre is teaming up with Scotland's Internet for Business (IFB) project to deliver better broadband to firms based in Aberdeen - a move that will see the location become Scotland's first ever Gigabit...

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Council funding approval 'would boost West Norfolk broadband'

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014

Fibre broadband access in West Norfolk could be in line to receive a £1 million boost, if local councillors give their approval to the cause. The Eastern Daily Press reports that the issue has been discussed at a council...

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Arrival of fibre broadband welcomed in Monmouth

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014

The arrival of superfast fibre optic broadband in Monmouth is being welcomed by residents and firms in the town alike. Better broadband has made its way to the town thanks to the Superfast Cymru rollout programme, which aims to...

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Welsh fibre broadband speeds '20 per cent faster than rest of UK'

Friday, August 29th 2014

Homes and businesses in Wales that have received a connection to fibre broadband under the Superfast Cymru rollout project can experience internet loading speeds three times faster than the UK average, BT has announced. The...

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Rural Isle of Wight fibre broadband cabinet welcomed by residents

Thursday, August 28th 2014

The first rural fibre broadband cabinet has gone live on the Isle of Wight, much to the delight of local residents. Around 240 homes and businesses will be able to benefit from gaining access to the high-speed technology, thanks...

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SMEs 'not equipped for digital skill upgrades'

Wednesday, August 27th 2014

A survey of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in the UK has revealed 43 per cent believe they will need improved access to the latest digital developments in the coming three years. The latest Close Brothers...

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AM calls on Ofcom to investigate Welsh broadband speeds

Tuesday, August 26th 2014

Welsh Assembly Member Andrew Davies is calling on Ofcom to carry out an investigation into the varying broadband speeds people in different parts of Wales experience. In addition, Mr Davies would like the regulator to look into...

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Hastings MP outlines fibre broadband hopes

Friday, August 22nd 2014

MP for Hastings and Rye Amber Rudd has expressed her views on the rollout of fibre optic broadband to her constituents, stating she believes this needs to be extended to secure further business growth. Writing in the Hastings...

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Countryside Alliance expresses frustrations on fibre broadband vouchers

Thursday, August 21st 2014

In the wake of the government's announcement that it will be making superfast fibre optic broadband vouchers available to small businesses to help them with the cost of connecting to the high-speed technology, a rural...

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