BT to bring superfast broadband to Isles of Scilly

Wednesday 6 March 2013 | 15:29 CET | News
BT has announced an undersea cable project to bring superfast broadband to the Isles of Scilly. The GBP 3.7 million scheme, part of the GBP 132 million Superfast Cornwall project, will see fibre-optic cables, which have remained unused on the seabed of the Atlantic Ocean for about three years, diverted to the Isles of Scilly. The two cables had previously been used for communications between the UK and Ireland and Spain. It is expected that the first Isles of Scilly customers will be connected in first-half 2014. The 2,200 residents of the Isles of Scillly have until now had to use a

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: BT
Countries: United Kingdom
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