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BT apprentices to help roll out fibre broadband in Wales

Tuesday, June 14th 2011

Growing demand for fibre optic broadband in Wales has persuaded BT to sign up its largest ever intake of apprentices. The trainees will join up with the telecoms giant's 1,500-strong workforce to roll out and maintain the...

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IDATE says FTTH and FTTB coming to 227m homes by 2015

Monday, June 13th 2011

More than 220 million households will be signed up to an 'ultra-fast' fibre optic broadband service in four years' time, according to new research. IDATE, the consulting and market analysis firm, predicted 227 million...

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Point Topic says fibre broadband drives value for money

Wednesday, June 8th 2011

The growing prevalence of fibre optic broadband is helping to bring better value for money to consumers, according to Point Topic. In western Europe, fibre broadband connections saw a 32.5 per cent fall in prices per megabit from...

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Ovum finds global fibre-to-the-home market rose in Q1

Friday, June 3rd 2011

The global market for fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband technology grew significantly in the first quarter of 2011, according to new research. Independent telecoms analyst Ovum revealed the FTTH, fibre to the building, passive...

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Easynet Connect unveils new fibre broadband speed service

Thursday, June 2nd 2011

Business internet service provider (ISP) Easynet Connect has announced the launch of its fibre optic broadband speed SureStream (A) service. The company claimed the technology is available to more than eight in ten UK firms and...

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BT fibre broadband praised by Cornwall business

Wednesday, June 1st 2011

One of the first businesses in Cornwall to be connected to BT's fibre optic broadband service has spoken out about the benefits of the technology. Karen Patterson, director of Orbiss - a provider of telecoms and entertainment...

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BT fibre-to-the-home coming to St Austell

Tuesday, May 31st 2011

Businesses and residents in St Austell will be able to benefit from fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband in the coming months, BT has announced. In a press conference at Cornwall's Eden Project tourist attraction, the telecoms...

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Fibrestream boss backs fibre broadband over power lines

Thursday, May 26th 2011

Fibrestream boss Guy Jarvis has given his support to rumoured plans to trial the use of power lines to support fibre optic broadband cables. Mr Jarvis claimed a test run of the technology is currently being considered by...

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Govt targets increased fibre broadband coverage

Friday, May 13th 2011

Fibre optic broadband could be deployed to more properties over the coming years as the government outlined new targets for next-generation access. Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt revealed the Conservative-Liberal Democrat...

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BT brings fibre broadband to 100,000 Bucks properties

Wednesday, May 11th 2011

More than 100,000 homes and businesses in Buckinghamshire will be able to sign up for BT Infinity fibre optic broadband in the next few weeks. The technology is currently being rolled out in seven local communities - High...

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