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BT signs Phase 2 fibre deployment agreement for Cheshire

Wednesday 24 December 2014 | 10:54 CET | News
The Connecting Cheshire project has signed a GBP 6 million Phase 2 Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) agreement with BT under the Superfast Extension Programme (SEP) to bring fibre broadband to another 10,000 premises in the county by summer 2017, reports ISPreview. The extension is funded by GBP 1.82 million from BDUK, GBP 1.82 million from local councils, GBP 1.7 million from BT, and GBP 643,000 from the Rural Community Broadband Fund (RCBF). Work on planning the additional network is expected to start in autumn 2015. The ongoing GBP 28.5 million Phase 1 deployment aims to bring FTTC/P to 80,000

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