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posted on 27 May 2011
And Norfolk indeed has a reason to celebrate as it was one of
the counties chosen to receive funding from the BDUK.
In fact, the leader of the county council described the joyous
event as "historic".
Conservative Mr Murphy was quoted by the BBC as saying:
"It's a fantastic day for Norfolk.
"It's what we've been crying out for in this count... [read more]
posted on 09 May 2011
Say yes to further broadband infrastructure investments, said
all seven Suffolk Members of Parliament.
The MPs have signed the letter to show that they were backing
Suffolk's application for a slice of funding from the Broadband
Delivery UK (BDUK) treasure chest.
In the letter which was addressed to Robert Sullivan, Chief
Executive of BDUK, ... [read more]
posted on 19 April 2011
Businesses based in Norfolk are all for the latest
council-driven plan to improve broadband connectivity and speeds
within the county.
Companies have been reported as saying that poor internet access
has been making them miss out on opportunities that
broadband-connected firms might have and thus limiting them from
flourishing in today's mode... [read more]
posted on 07 April 2011
It seems that the broadband summit to take place in Suffolk is
going to be big news, as according to recent reports, even
Communications Minister, Ed Vaizey, is going to be among the
Peter Aldous, Waveney MP, is the main organiser of the Suffolk
Broadband Conference, which is set to have an impressive guest
list, for instance, expe... [read more]
posted on 28 March 2011
Superfast broadband reached Cornwall and went live in a thousand
homes as well as businesses in the Truro area this morning.
It was the first step in a £132m plan named Super Fast Cornwall
that expected to deliver high-speed connections to at least 80 per
cent of Cornwall and the Isle of Scilly by 2014.
It is funded by BT and the Cornwall Co... [read more]
posted on 22 March 2011
Suffolk has recently been in the news, voicing
its view that the broadband situation in the East Anglia-based
region should be enhanced as soon as possible.
And now it seems its voice has been heard, as the Secretary of
State for Culture has pledged to make quite a few improvements on
the broadband infrastructure in the mostly rural county.
... [read more]
posted on 16 March 2011
It has recently been claimed that BT had the ability to deploy
super speedy broadband to as much as 90 per cent of the United
Kingdom, well at least that's what BT Openreach's new CEO has
Freshly appointed Olivia Garfield, who has just replaced former
Openreach chairman Steve Robertson, said that if BT's efforts are
to be completely ... [read more]
posted on 16 March 2011
It seems that remaining competitive for businesses is becoming
more and more difficult especially if they are not connected to
good quality broadband, companies in rural Wiltshire said.
James Gray, MP for North Wiltshire, has spoken out during a
recent conference that super-fast broadband services were
"absolutely crucial" if firms wanted to ... [read more]
posted on 14 March 2011
It seems that rural Dorset is next in line to get its broadband
As the government has earlier put aside a handsome fund of £20
million for smaller broadband schemes, more communities hope to get
connected to better quality internet.
Founder of Socialtech, social media consultant as well as member
of the Dorset Digital Task Force group... [read more]