Fife Council to boost fibre broadband cover with £150,000 funding

Scotland’s superafast broadband rollout initiative will get an additional injection of £150,000 by the Fife Council of Scotland, to help bring to the county’s final 1.6% premises, superfast broadband access. The local authority has called upon community Broadband Scotland (CBS) to help find an alternative solution to network the 2,800 premises, as this money seemed […]

Digital Scotland upgrading 40 communities to Fibre Broadband

The Digital Scotland programme has named the next 40 communities to benefit from its partnership with BT in the roll-out of high-speed broadband across the country. The scheme aims to reach its FTTP network, to put fibre connectivity, to 85% of the premises here, by end of 2015-16. It hopes to reach 95% of the […]

Ofcom reports TV broadcasters exceed target of signing and subtitle

Ofcom, the telecoms regulator, has published its first bi-annual report on the provision of access services by TV broadcasters. According to the regulator, most TV channels have exceeded their targets for provision of signing, audio description and subtitles. Covering the first 6 months of 2015, the figures show that the target set for each broadcaster […]

Vodafone’s 4G Mobile Roaming expanded to 70 destinations worldwide

Vodafone, the mobile operator, has added 8 destinations to its worldwide map, to total to 70 world destinations, where their customers can use 4G services of the company. The 8 destinations added also include UAE, Morocco, Kenya, Hungary and Dominican Republic. This comes after the provider’s July announcement of adding Mauritius, Jordan, Azerbaijan, Albania and […]

Gigaclear starts work in Gloucestershire on the Gigabit Broadband Network

Gigaclear has announced that they have started work to construct a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network in rural Gloucestershire and the Cotswold. The 1Gbps capable fibre network aims to reach an additional 6,495 premises across the county in England, towards the end of 2017. Construction of the first phase has begun in Badgeworth. Complete Utilities, […]

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