Connecting Cheshire expands fibre broadband roll-out

Friday 13 November 2015 | 17:23 CET | News
An extra 10,000 homes and businesses across Cheshire, Halton and Warrington will get access to superfast fibre broadband through the second phase of the Connecting Cheshire project. The Phase 2 funding has been provided by Government, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire East, Halton and Warrington councils and supplemented by funding from BT. More than GBP 6 million will be invested by summer 2017 to provide fibre broadband technology to many areas that were unable to benefit from previous roll-outs. To date the Connecting Cheshire Partnership with BT has given more than 85,000 premises

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