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CoE offers rural churches to help broadband roll-out

Monday 16 May 2016 | 21:46 CET | News
The Church of England has offered the use of 10,000 rural churches to help complete the roll-out of high-speed broadband to the final 5 percent of homes, The Guardian has learned. WiSpire, a company owned by the CoE, already provides wireless broadband services in rural Norfolk using equipment installed on 47 churches. A C of E spokeswoman said it was working on guidelines for its dioceses.

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