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Digital Scotland project passes 150,000 new premises

Tuesday 11 November 2014 | 13:40 CET | News
The GBP 410 million Digital Scotland project now offers access to BT's fibre broadband network to 150,000 additional homes and businesses across Scotland, ISPreview reports. The project aims to cover 85 percent of premises by the end of 2015 and 95 percent two years later. BT Openreach engineers have deployed 300 km of new undersea fibre and 2,400 km of terrestrial cable, and have installed 600 new street cabinets to deliver the up to 80 Mbps FTTC technology. The Digital Scotland project comprises two intiatives, one covering the Highlands and Islands area with GBP 145.8 million of funding

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Companies: BT Openreach
Countries: United Kingdom
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