Tag / south west of england
Press releases • Aug 30, 2016 13:18 BST
Dozens more communities in Dorset are to benefit from the roll-out of superfast broadband thanks to strong demand for the high-speed fibre technology by local households and businesses.
Press releases • Jul 27, 2016 16:27 BST
One of Dorset’s most famous locations is the latest to benefit from the multi million pound Superfast Dorset broadband partnership. High-speed fibre broadband is now available to more than 850 households and businesses in Lulworth and Winfrith, which includes Lulworth Castle, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door.
Press releases • Jul 22, 2016 11:41 BST
Bussage and Chalford are the latest villages to benefit from Community Fibre Partnership programme; local firm claims high-speed fibre broadband will save time and money.
Press releases • Jul 15, 2016 16:36 BST
South Gloucestershire Council and BT confirm more than 2,000 additional homes and businesses across South Gloucestershire are to benefit from access to faster fibre broadband.
Connecting Devon and Somerset delivers superfast broadband to a quarter of a million homes and businesses
Press releases • Jul 05, 2016 16:29 BST
More than a quarter of a million households and businesses can now benefit from superfast broadband as a result of the multi-million-pound Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme. The key milestone was achieved as engineering teams continued on schedule with the huge job of laying thousands of miles of optical fibre cable and installing hundreds of roadside fibre broadband cabinets.
Press releases • Jun 30, 2016 16:38 BST
Openreach to make high speed fibre broadband available to every home and business in Priory Vale, north Swindon – covering some 6500 premises by next Spring.
Press releases • Jun 28, 2016 12:37 BST
The multimillion pound Superfast Dorset partnership today announced its 500th fibre broadband cabinet has gone live with the village of Winterborne Houghton becoming the latest community in the county to receive superfast broadband.
Press releases • Jun 15, 2016 14:24 BST
BT’s local network business, Openreach, today announced that Bristol and Bath would be among the first nine locations to benefit from a new ultrafast broadband service designed for small and medium businesses.
Press releases • Jun 10, 2016 11:54 BST
Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has brought superfast broadband to homes and businesses in the West Harptree and Hinton Blewett areas.
Press releases • Jun 03, 2016 12:09 BST
Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has brought superfast broadband to 401 homes and businesses in Brean following the deployment of three new fibre cabinets around the village.
Press releases • Jun 01, 2016 18:05 BST
Morcombelake and Chideock are among the latest Dorset communities to celebrate the arrival of superfast broadband. The multi million pound Superfast Dorset partnership has now made the high-speed technology available to more than 90 per cent of households and businesses in the county and is well on its way to achieving its goal of reaching 95 per cent Dorset premises by the end of this year.
Press releases • May 20, 2016 13:08 BST
More than 10,500 households and businesses across the exchange areas of Axbridge, Cheddar, Street and Wells can now access superfast speeds of more than 24mbps, thanks to the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) broadband programme. The huge broadband boost for these towns is helping to create jobs, strengthen the economy and create local growth.
Press releases • May 20, 2016 13:05 BST
Dorset is on course to take a million steps in its drive to deliver faster broadband for its residents and businesses. The Superfast Dorset project has already laid 800,000 metres of fibre optic cable and is due to reach a million metres later this year . . . enough to stretch from Land’s End to John o’ Groats.
Every day’s a school day – over half of people in Plymouth have used the internet to learn new skills
Press releases • May 19, 2016 01:00 BST
The University of Life has never been more prevalent as over half of Plymouth residents (66 per cent) have used the internet to learn on average three new skills.YouTube is the most favoured source with two thirds (66 per cent) claiming the online video channel is the biggest teacher.
Press releases • Apr 25, 2016 01:00 BST
A major new investment in high-speed communications technology has just been completed on the Isles of Scilly, confirming their status as some of the best digitally connected islands anywhere in the world. In a further South West development, EE has also announced that Plymouth will be one of the areas to benefit from the creation of 600 new customer service roles in the UK and Ireland.
Press releases • Apr 07, 2016 17:35 BST
Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) today announced it had made superfast fibre broadband available to about 3,700 homes and businesses on Exmoor National Park. The latest communities to benefit include Dulverton, Porlock, Wheddon Cross, Timberscombe, Exford, Winsford, Wootton Courtenay and Withypool.
Press releases • Mar 24, 2016 15:18 GMT
About 56,000 households and businesses are now using the new high-speed fibre broadband network being delivered by the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) partnership. This represents a take-up rate of 21.7 per cent - and in some rural areas it is as high as 40 per cent or more.
Press releases • Feb 24, 2016 18:33 GMT
Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has brought superfast broadband to homes and businesses in the Martock exchange area. As well as connecting premises within Martock, where the exchange is located, businesses and residents in surrounding communities, such as Bower Hinton, Stoke-sub-Hamdon and Coat, also now have access to superfast broadband speeds of up to 80Mbps
Press releases • Feb 18, 2016 11:57 GMT
Press releases • Feb 18, 2016 00:01 GMT
BT is creating more than 50 new apprenticeship and graduate jobs in the South West this year as it invests heavily to ensure the UK remains one of the world’s leading digital economies.