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Powernet launches business fibre optic broadband service

Friday, April 1st 2011

Powernet, which claims to be the oldest business broadband provider in the UK, has announced the launch of its fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) product. The fibre optic broadband service offers download speeds of up to 40Mbps, coupled...

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BT fibre optic broadband welcomed by Cornish residents and firms

Wednesday, March 30th 2011

Businesses and residents in Cornwall have welcomed the launch of BT's fibre optic broadband service in the south-west county. The technology is now available to more than 1,000 properties in Chacewater and Chiverton Cross,...

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Will Enterprise Zone fibre broadband plans help the economy?

Monday, March 28th 2011

The government's plans to offer discounts on fibre optic broadband and business rates at Enterprise Zones across the UK will not help the economy, Ed Miliband has said. Speaking to the Nottingham Post, the Labour leader...

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ABI predicts fibre broadband subscriptions will reach 71m in 2011

Friday, March 25th 2011

The global total of households and businesses signed up to fibre optic broadband will reach 71 billion by the end of 2011, according to ABI Research. A new report from the analyst claimed fibre broadband has become the...

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New cable broadband network to boost Dorset business communications?

Friday, March 11th 2011

A new cable broadband network could give businesses in Dorset a boost. That is according to the Dorset Public Sector Network (DPSN), which is hoping to secure funding for a super-fast internet connection in the area, the View...

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Financial businesses should consider cable broadband, says expert

Thursday, March 10th 2011

Businesses that rely on a speedy internet connection for their operations could do well to find out whether a high-speed fibre optic broadband connection would be a good investment. That is the advice from Michael Crane, editor...

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Torbay businesses quizzed on how they use cable broadband

Wednesday, March 9th 2011

Businesses operating in Torbay have been quizzed on how they would use a cable broadband connection if one were available in the area. Experts from the Local Enterprise Partnership in Plymouth, Devon and Somerset are looking at...

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Pury Hill Business Park launches fibre broadband connection for clients

Thursday, March 3rd 2011

A high-speed fibre broadband connection has been made available to clients operating out of Pury Hill Business Park in Northamptonshire. The owners of the site have installed a 1Gbps cable from which companies can rent capacity...

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BT requests planning permission for Twyford broadband rollout

Tuesday, March 1st 2011

Businesses and residents in Twyford could be set to benefit from improved broadband access, as one provider has submitted an application for a rollout. BT Openreach has lodged plans with Wokingham Borough Council that outline...

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Big Society could see more communities equipped with fibre broadband

Monday, February 28th 2011

Super-fast fibre broadband could be on its way to more UK communities as a result of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat government's Big Society initiative. That is according to Malcolm Corbett, chief executive officer of the...

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