Broadband Suppliers Blog

Fibre broadband to reach another 4,600 premises in Oxfordshire

November 26th, 2015 by admin
The Better Broadband for Oxfordshire project has signed a third contract with BT Openreach this week, to extend the fibre broadband network, to reach another 4,600 homes and businesses in the county. The contract with a state aid of £5.58 million for the county of Oxfordshire, aims to extend the availability of superfast broadband to reach the goal of connecting 90% of the county, by the end of this year. The Better Broadband for Oxfordshire scheme started life then with this goal, with a contr... Read More»

High Littleton gets access to superfast broadband on CDS programme

November 25th, 2015 by admin
Thanks to the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme, about 700 homes ad businesses in High Littleton have got connected to the superfast broadband network. The CDS programme has been rolling out cable to the wider area of Timsbury and Temple Cloud by installing 8 new fibre broadband street-cabinets, starting from July. Nearly 2,000 premises have gained access to superfast broadband as a result of the multi-million pound CDS project. Presently, fibre broadband is available to over 340,000... Read More»

Second wave of Hampshire Superfast Broadband to benefit thousands

November 22nd, 2015 by admin
Thousands of homes across Hampshire are all set to benefit from superfast broadband by the Hampshire Superfast Broadband Programme on its second 'wave". This next phase of the scheme is worth £18.4 million and the roll-out aims to connect 7,000 to 8,000 homes between January of 2016 and September of 2018. Councillor Roy Perry, Leader of Hampshire County Council, said this is great news and once the phase is completed Hampshire would have achieved their initial target, which is ensuring 96% of p... Read More»

GTC to provide Story Homes development with 300Mbps broadband

November 21st, 2015 by admin
The Story Homes development in West Cumbria (England) will be provided by utility infrastructure provider, GTC, with superfast broadband capable of 300Mbps. Last year GTC made their FTTH network with 300Mbps speeds as standard and offers it to all future new build homes. The Story Homes project in Whitehaven has over 560 units. Thirty executive homes (Wilson Home) is underway in the initial phase and occupation of first houses here are expected in January next year. Thereafter, another 109 units... Read More»

Bristol's underground ducts to be used for fibre broadband networking

November 19th, 2015 by admin
Bristol's underground network of ducts will be used to provide fibre broadband service to businesses across the city, thanks to a contract signed last week. The contract will allow the usage of the ducts built in the 1970s to deliver Bristol Channel, a community TV station. ITS Technology Group, the internet service provider, and Net Support UK will use the ducts underneath the city to deliver high-speed broadband. The Bristol Network that makes up the ducts underground for around 76 kilometres,... Read More»
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