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Rollout of ultrafast fibre broadband could benefit NI rural economy by estimated £1.2 billion

Rollout of ultrafast fibre broadband could benefit NI rural economy by estimated £1.2 billion

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2018 08:00 BST

The economic, social and environmental benefits of the proposed government £150m investment in ultrafast fibre broadband in rural areas of Northern Ireland has been estimated at £1.2bn - according to an independent report commissioned by BT and undertaken by the economic consultancy, DotEcon.

Download speeds influencing home buying in NI - BT survey

Download speeds influencing home buying in NI - BT survey

Press Releases   •   Apr 30, 2018 12:58 BST

Having access to good broadband speeds is now up there as one of the deciding factors for prospective homebuyers and tenants in Northern Ireland, according to a new survey commissioned by BT’s NI Networks. The results of the survey revealed that three out of five people said that having fibre broadband in their household was very important, rising to seven out of 10 among 18 to 35-year olds.