Market Test Pilot completes wireless rollout across rural Lincolnshire

A market test pilot has been successfully completed, deploying a superfast wireless broadband network to reach all premises in the project’s area across Lincolnshire. BDUK had allocated, via the market test pilot programme, £2 million to Quickline Communications. This Humber-based company was given the work to build a network within an area considered a challenge, […]

The Arts Council funding for free WiFi in Essex’s libraries

The Arts Council is offering funding of £2.6 million to 68 local authorities across England to enhance free Wi-Fi usage to library users. The East Essex Council will be receiving £64,355 which will enable over 1,000 libraries to either install Wi-Fi for he first time, or upgrade their facility for better access and reliability. The […]

BT launches pilot scheme for free WiFi in 100 public libraries

The government has pledged to support public libraries by providing them with internet and WiFi connectivity, as per the March 2015 Budget. The government has set out to fulfil its £7.4 million commitment to fund them. BT and Barclays is launching the related scheme as a pilot across the county, for 100 libraries and community […]

Free public WiFi network announced for Cambridge

Cambridge and surrounding areas will benefit from a free public Wi-Fi network to be set up. The new free wireless internet network will be able to cover over a 100 public buildings and open spaces, is being called the CambWifi, and is to go live in the coming weeks over many public areas like libraries, […]

UK Prime Minister promises free WiFi on trains from 2017

The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has promised to to bring free WiFi on trains by 2017, in an announcement he made recently. He announced the launch of a new scheme of the Department for Transport that will spend £47.8 million for the roll-out of free WiFi for internet connectivity across rail routes over England […]

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