BDUK plans to cover the final 5% is nearly ready

The government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) scheme has plans, nearly completed, to bring coverage to the final 5% of premises with superfast broadband. They could be in place by the end of this year. Chris Townsend, BDUK boss, who spoke at the Transform Digital conference in Bristol, which was hosted by the Independent Networks Co-operative […]

Freeview logo only on HD products from end of 2016

Freeviw, the subscription-free TV service, announced that the Freeview logo (Freeview Trade Mark Licence) will be allowed only for HD products, from the end of 2016. This also means that the Freeview logo will no longer appear on new SD products. The move is intended to give a push to the sales of HD products, […]

Faster broadband by Virgin Media to link Springbank soon

Virgin Media would be soon bringing faster broadband to the residents of Springbank, in Gloucestershire, which has been suffering from dead-slow internet speeds for a decade. Virgin Media has informed the people of Dulverton close, Triscombe Way, Kingsbridge Mews to west of Princess Elizabeth Way, that they will be undertaking network expansion work in their […]

Superfast Broadband Extension programme of Wiltshire detailed

Wiltshire’s second contract which is supported by the Superfast Extension Programme (SEP), intends to extend the rollout of the superfast broadband project beyond the present target of 91% coverage by March next year. This extended Wiltshire Online project contract was signed in May this year. However, owing to the General Election campaigning, it fell under […]

Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone benefits by fibre broadband early

UK’s biggest urban enterprise zone, the Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone, is benefiting by the Superfast Northamptonshire project a bit early. As the latest area to be connected, they get the benefits of superfast connectivity about 3 months earlier than was planned. The infrastructure work is expected to be completed by the later part of 2015 […]

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