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Paul Wheelhouse MSP visits the Scottish Borders to celebrate new fibre connection

Paul Wheelhouse MSP visits the Scottish Borders to celebrate new fibre connection

Press Releases   •   Apr 16, 2019 14:16 BST

Paul Wheelhouse, MSP, Minister for Energy, Connectivity and the Islands, joined the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team and Openreach to celebrate the latest fibre broadband connection in the Whitsome area in the Scottish Borders.

Bruce Crawford MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Bruce Crawford MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Press Releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 14:00 BST

Stirling MSP Bruce Crawford today visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of the next generation of broadband technology for new homes in Raploch. He saw a ‘full-fibre’ network built directly to the properties to deliver ultrafast internet connections. The future-proof services can carry speeds up to 1Gbps - 21 times faster than the UK’s current average.

Annabelle Ewing MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Annabelle Ewing MSP connects with high-speed broadband

Press Releases   •   Apr 08, 2019 10:00 BST

Cowdenbeath MSP Annabelle Ewing has been shadowing Openreach engineers to see the latest developments in high-speed broadband in her constituency. More than 98 per cent of premises in the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath area are now able to connect to broadband at a speed of 30Mbps and above.

SwitchStaffs Campaign to Unlock the Potential of Faster Broadband

SwitchStaffs Campaign to Unlock the Potential of Faster Broadband

Press Releases   •   Apr 05, 2019 10:11 BST

More Staffordshire residents are being urged to get connected to superfast broadband, now that most of the county is able to access the technology.

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Broadband Boost Keeps Internet Traffic Moving For Kirklees-Based Highways Engineering Company

Broadband Boost Keeps Internet Traffic Moving For Kirklees-Based Highways Engineering Company

News   •   Dec 22, 2017 17:00 GMT

An engineering firm in Kirklees, specialising in keeping the highways, traffic and transportation on the move, is experiencing life in the fast lane for itself since being upgraded to superfast broadband.

Full Speed Ahead! Thousands More North Tyneside Homes and Businesses Can Now Access Superfast Broadband

Full Speed Ahead! Thousands More North Tyneside Homes and Businesses Can Now Access Superfast Broadband

News   •   Dec 22, 2017 17:00 GMT

Thousands more North Tyneside homes and businesses can now access high-speed, fibre-based broadband as a direct result of the multi million pound Digital Durham programme.

Christmas heats up as Northumberland firewood company goes superfast

Christmas heats up as Northumberland firewood company goes superfast

News   •   Dec 06, 2017 09:00 GMT

A Northumberland firewood company is turning up the heat this Christmas thanks to an upgrade to superfast, fibre broadband.