Antrim town to benefit from free Wi-Fi

Antrim town will be getting free Wi-Fi, as announced by Paul Givan, the Communications Minister. Thanks to an additional funding of £114,000, many upgraded shop frontages and the free Wi-Fi will be provided. Funding of £100,000 will be provided for the revitalisation scheme. Another £14,000 will be provided by Antrim Town Team and Antrim & […]

Phase 2 of superfast broadband roll-out in Cornwall to reach over 8,000 premises

The Phase 2 of the Superfast Cornwall deployment of superfast broadband is beginning to roll out and aiming to reach 9,600 more premises by the early part of 2018, which has so far reached 1,450 premises. This roll-out is worth £7.6 million and follows the original contract of the deployment worth £132 million. The original […]

Craven villages install their own ultrafast broadband line

The New Year will see Craven villages happily connect to ultrafast broadband, thanks to the effort of the Cavern broadband group. Just before Christmas, a large part of the parishes of Austwick and Lawkland were ready to be connected to the main duct line of the B4RN network. The members and community volunteers of LEWFA […]

Teignbridge premises to benefit from new ultrafast broadband deal with Gigaclear

The Connecting Devon & Somerset programme has signed new contracts with Gigaclear, the pure fibre broadband provider. The programme is probably the largest superfst broadband project funded by the government and this contract, worth £62.25 million, will deliver an ultrafast network to connect an additional 35,225 premises by 2019, which are hardest to reach in […]

Government to invest £440 million to reach 600,000 rural premises

The government has announced that more than £440 million will be spent to take superfast broadband to an extra 600,000 premises in the most remote parts of UK. The money comes from amounts saved across 44 projects in UK, totalling to more than £440 million. Thanks to the careful management of contracts by BT, legal […]

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