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BT to start two G.fast city pilots this summer

Sunday 1 February 2015 | 11:02 CET | News
BT plans to test G.fast in two pilot locations in summer 2015 and hopes the technology will allow it to deliver up to 500 Mbps speeds to most of the UK by 2025, CEO Gavin Patterson announced. Connecting Cambridgeshire superfast broadband programme welcomed the announcement that one of the pilots will be in Huntington. The other will be in the Gosforth area of Newcastle. Around 4,000 homes and businesses will be able to take part at both locations. If the new technology proves successful, deployment will start in 2016-2017, and initial services offering a few hundred Mbps will be available to

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