BT, counties announce local fibre contract extensions

Friday 30 January 2015 | 09:06 CET | News
Several UK local fibre network extensions were announced by BT, BDUK and county councils in the week to 30 January. The Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) programme is preparing for a GBP 17.2 million deal to lay more fibre and install more roadside cabinets, the first since the project launched in 2013. Central government is contributing GBP 6 million, BT GBP 5.9 million, the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership GBP 5 million and the council GBP 1 million. Norfolk's FttC coverage is due to reach 90 percent of premises once the two phases are complete. Elsewhere, ISPreview reports that a

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