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Broadband boost for Banburyshire villages

Friday, June 19th 2015

Several villages in Banburyshire have become the latest recipients of improved broadband services following a significant investment as part of the ongoing Better Broadband for Oxfordshire scheme. The villages of Hornton, Sibford...

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Campaigners welcome telecoms contract changes

Tuesday, June 16th 2015

The Countryside Alliance has highlighted its pleasure at the introduction of new rules to enable broadband customers to more easily switch suppliers if their received level of service does not match up to what was promised to...

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Surge in uptake for SCCP

Wednesday, June 10th 2015

The number of businesses making use of subsidies under the ongoing Super Connected Cities Programme (SCCP) has "surged", the minister in charge of the project has claimed. Minister of State for Culture, Communications...

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Broadband grant helps Yorkshire charity

Friday, June 5th 2015

The Superconnected West Yorkshire programme has helped a local charity to achieve faster and more reliable broadband and improved services as a result. Fundraising efforts of the RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch have...

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Potential re-investment under BDUK in many areas

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015

Areas of the UK that have received online services enhancement under the ongoing Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) scheme are increasingly surpassing the threshold for uptake where works are paying for themselves. According to the...

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Important IoW broadband milestone achieved

Thursday, May 28th 2015

More than 12,000 homes and businesses across the Isle of Wight are now benefiting from improved broadband speeds as a result of the ongoing actions of a local initiative. On the Wight reports new fibre cabinets continue to be set...

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Calls to tackle 'too slow' broadband in London

Wednesday, May 27th 2015

Investment in improved superfast broadband connectivity by network operator BT is being called for in the capital of England. Figures reported by UK communications industry regulator Ofcom revealed that fewer than half of...

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CLA calls for universal obligation on broadband

Tuesday, May 19th 2015

The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) has called on the new Conservative government to deliver early progress on its pre-election commitment of delivering improved rural broadband services. CLA President Henry Robinson...

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Ultrafast services for rural communities near Bath

Thursday, May 14th 2015

A new transatlantic cable is being laid between Canada and the UK that will help to bring much-improved online services to communities in the vicinity of Bath. The Bath Chronicle reports a deal has been struck between local...

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Falkirk communities to get better broadband

Wednesday, May 13th 2015

The communities of Bonnybridge and Denny in Falkirk are to benefit from the rollout of enhanced broadband connectivity in the coming weeks. A major investment in next-generation broadband services is in the process of being...

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