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BT fibre broadband "exciting" for Northern Ireland

Wednesday, February 23rd 2011

Northern Ireland's enterprise minister has expressed her satisfaction at BT's plan to bring fibre optic broadband to more parts of the country. Speaking to UTV, Arlene Foster said: "It's very exciting for me to...

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BT Infinity fibre broadband launches in Rugby

Wednesday, February 16th 2011

BT Infinity fibre optic broadband has been rolled out to the first properties in Rugby, Warwickshire. The telecoms giant is expecting to finish the improvement work in the coming weeks, by which time approximately 20,000 homes...

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Villages face long wait for fibre broadband, says expert

Monday, February 14th 2011

Fibre optic broadband may not be available to residents of rural parts of the UK for many years, a technology expert has said. Richard Bond, business reporter for the BBC's Look East, acknowledged BT is rolling out the...

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Easynet Connect extends fibre business broadband coverage

Friday, February 11th 2011

Easynet Connect has announced the launch of its fibre optic business broadband product outside central London. The infrastructure development will bring speeds of up to 100Mbps to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in and...

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BT Infinity fibre broadband welcomed by Bromsgrove MP

Monday, February 7th 2011

The arrival of BT Infinity fibre optic broadband in Bromsgrove has been welcomed by local MP Sajid Javid. More than 19,800 properties in the Worcestershire town are in line to receive the technology when the telecoms giant...

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Virgin Media extends fibre broadband network to data centres

Friday, February 4th 2011

Virgin Media Business will utilise its fibre optic broadband infrastructure to offer communications services to data centres across the UK. The move will enable the storage facilities to deliver connectivity to users at speeds of...

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Fibre optic broadband a must for Aberdeen, says MP

Thursday, January 27th 2011

Fibre optic broadband is needed in Aberdeen if the city is to play a key role in leading the UK to economic recovery, an MP has argued. Sir Robert Smith, MP for West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, told the UK government that...

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Eclipse boosts average fibre broadband throughput to 12Mbps

Thursday, January 20th 2011

Eclipse Internet has updated its fibre optic broadband service in a move designed to boost the speeds received by its subscribers. Customers will be able to benefit from "assured throughput speeds" of 12Mbps, the...

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Virgin Media forecasts strong year for businesses

Wednesday, January 19th 2011

Fibre optic broadband provider Virgin Media Business has forecast technology will help UK firms to enjoy a strong next 12 months. Mark Heraghty, managing director of the internet service provider, said "ever-advancing"...

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BT Openreach says rivals must open up fibre infrastructure

Monday, January 17th 2011

BT Openreach has said internet service providers (ISPs) that make use of its ducts and poles to offer fibre optic broadband will be required to return the favour. The telecoms giant's local network business stated it will be...

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