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BT on engineering recruitment drive to meet fibre broadband demand

Tuesday, October 21st 2014

Rising demand for fibre optic broadband has prompted BT to announce a major expansion of its engineering recruitment programme. Openreach, the telecoms giant's local access network business, is creating a further 500...

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Superfast Dorset bringing fibre broadband to another 9,000 properties

Monday, October 20th 2014

Fibre optic broadband is to be rolled out to thousands more Dorset properties as part of a multi-million pound partnership between the government, BT and local councils. Engineering work has already begun on the third phase of...

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Gigabit fibre broadband arrives at Marlin apartments in London

Friday, October 17th 2014

Serviced apartments firm Marlin is now offering gigabit fibre optic broadband at three of its sites in London, thanks to work from network operator Hyperoptic. All travellers staying at the three properties – Empire Square...

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West Sussex Better Connected passes 15,000 properties

Wednesday, October 15th 2014

A milestone has been reached in the £20 million West Sussex Better Connected programme, with more than 15,000 local properties now able to access fibre optic broadband. The partnership between BT, the county council and the...

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Fibre broadband arrives at Burton Constable Holiday Park

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

Fibre broadband has arrived at the Burton Constable Holiday Park in East Yorkshire, providing a boost to business by enhancing the service site operators can offer to holiday home owners and other visitors. The high-speed...

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Small Brighton firms encouraged to sign up to government fibre broadband scheme

Thursday, October 2nd 2014

A push is being given to a government superfast fibre optic broadband scheme aimed at small businesses in Brighton and Hove, after just 35 companies signed up to it. Local publication the Argus reports that Brighton and Hove was...

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Thorpe-le-Soken gains fibre broadband access

Wednesday, October 1st 2014

Thorpe-le-Soken residents are celebrating after their village received the news that some of its premises will be able to connect to superfast fibre optic broadband. The Clacton and Frinton Gazette reports that the community was...

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Unreliable broadband 'significant problem' for small firms

Tuesday, September 30th 2014

Small businesses could be being hindered by their broadband connections, a new report reveals. Research published by Citizens Advice involving 2,000 small companies shows internet access is one of the most troublesome factors for...

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Fibre broadband frustrations for Horton residents

Friday, September 26th 2014

Residents in Horton in South Gloucestershire have been left frustrated regarding their internet connections, as a scheme designed to deliver fibre optic broadband to their homes has not come to fruition. BBC News reports that a...

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KC announces broadband price hike as downloads increase

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

East Yorkshire internet service provider KC says its prices are set to rise to help it cope with a surge in downloads on its network. Landline and broadband charges will climb by up to £2 per month from 1 November 2014,...

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