Fibre Broadband For Warwickshire

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CSW Broadband, a partnership of eight local authorities led by Warwickshire County Council, has agreed a £14.57 million deal with BT to deliver fibre broadband to around 91% of premises of Warwickshire by spring 2016. Fibre coverage will also be extended to 92% in Coventry and 96% in Solihull. BT is contributing £5.67 million towards … Read more

Superfast Broadband For East Sussex

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East Sussex County Council has signed a £35.44 million project with BT to bring superfast broadband (offering speeds of at least 24 Mbps) to 96% of homes and businesses in East Sussex by the beginning of summer 2016. Overall, the project will deliver fibre broadband to 99% of premises. BT is contributing £9.8m towards the … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Staffordshire

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The Staffordshire Broadband project has signed a £27.4 million deal with BT to deliver high-speed fibre broadband to around 97% of homes and businesses in Staffordshire by spring 2016. Around 95% will have access to superfast broadband speeds of 24 Mbps and above. BT is contributing £12.47 million to the project. The county council is investing … Read more

Fibre Broadband For West Sussex

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West Sussex County Council has signed a £20m deal with BT. Fibre broadband will be rolled out to about 98% of West Sussex homes and businesses by the start of spring 2016. BT is contributing £7.6m towards the overall cost of deployment while West Sussex County Council is contributing £6.26m. £6.26m is also coming from … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Cheshire

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BT has signed a contract for £28.5 million to provide high-speed fibre broadband to around 96% of Cheshire homes and businesses by the end of 2016. BT is contributing £9m while The Connecting Cheshire Partnership is contributing £1.85m, with a further £4m coming from the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funds and £13.6m from the European … Read more

How Fast Could FTTC Go With Vectoring?

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Vectoring could allow BT to achieve 100 Mbps download and 40 Mbps upload speeds Read our follow-up articles: Fibre Broadband VDSL2 Vectoring Finally Arrives (Nov 2017) Early Deployment of Vectoring is Essential to Avoid a Crosstalk Crisis with FTTC Fibre Broadband (Jul 2014) While BT’s Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC service) currently offers download connection speeds of up … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Northumberland

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On 17th April 2013, Northumberland County Council and BT announced an £18.9 million deal to roll out high-speed fibre broadband to 95% of homes and businesses in the county by January 2016. 91% of Northumberland homes and businesses will have access to superfast speeds. A further 4% of the county will also benefit from a … Read more

Demand Stimulation of Superfast Broadband is Essential as BT’s Fibre Broadband Network Reaches 50% of UK Premises

Today, BT announced it has passed more than 15 million premises with its fibre broadband network, meaning more than half of UK homes and businesses can now access high-speed fibre broadband services. BT claims that its commercial £2.5 billion fibre programme is about 18 months ahead of its original schedule, and is on course to … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Shropshire

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A £24.6 million deal has been signed with BT to bring superfast broadband to Shropshire. BT is contributing £8.6m towards the deployment, while Shropshire Council is contributing £8.2m, with £7.84m coming from the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funds. Fibre broadband  – offering speeds up to 80 Mbps – will be available to 93% of … Read more

Superfast Broadband For Hampshire

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Hampshire County Council has today signed a contract with BT to build on the existing commercial footprint in the county so that at least 90% of all premises will have access to superfast broadband by the end of 2015. Hampshire County Council together with district and borough partners has invested £5 million in the project … Read more

Superfast Broadband For Kent

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Kent County Council has signed a £39.47m contract with BT to supply high-speed fibre broadband across Kent. At least 95% of properties in Kent will have access to higher-speed fibre broadband by the end of 2015 (with 91% having access to superfast speeds of 24Mbps and above) – and every property in the project area … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Northamptonshire

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Northamptonshire County Council has signed a contract with BT to provide superfast broadband services across the county. 91% of premises across the county are expected to be connected to fibre broadband by September 2015 of which 90% can expect to have access to speeds of more than 24 Mbps.  The project total of £16.2 million … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Lincolnshire

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Lincolnshire County Council has signed a contract with BT to provide fibre-based broadband so that at least 88% of premises will have access to superfast broadband by April 2016. At least 94% of premises should have access to fibre broadband by April 2016. The project will utilise £48 million of public and private funding, with £18.8 … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Cornwall

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Superfast Cornwall, a partnership between the European Union, BT and Cornwall Council was launched in 2010. Using up to £78.5 million from BT and up to £53.5 million from the European Regional Development Fund, the £132 million programme’s initial aim was to make fibre broadband available to at least 80 per cent of Cornish homes … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Cambridgeshire

Good news for people living in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire. On March 8th 2013, Cambridgeshire County Council signed a contract with BT to bring fibre-based broadband to 98% of homes and businesses in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough by the end of 2015. Superfast speeds of at least 24 Mbps will be available to more than 90% of … Read more

Superfast Broadband For Wiltshire

On 30th January 2013, Wiltshire Council in partnership with South Gloucestershire Council awarded a contract to BT to provide superfast broadband. 91% of all premises will be able to access superfast broadband (with speeds greater than 24 Mbps) by March 2016. The total investment is £35.6m, with £4.6m from BDUK, £2m from South Gloucestershire Council, £15.5m … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Devon and Somerset

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On the 29th January 2013, Connecting Devon and Somerset agreed a deal with BT to deliver high-speed fibre broadband to around 90% of premises by the end of 2016 and to ensure a minimum of 2 Mbps broadband speeds for all. Average speeds are currently around 9 Mbps in Devon and around 8 Mbps in … Read more