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Gigaclear upgrades UK's slowest street to ultrafast fibre broadband

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UK rural fibre broadband provider Gigaclear has connected Green Meadows Park in Bamfurlong, Gloucestershire, to ultrafast fibre broadband. This roll-out is part of Phase 2 of the Fastershire project.

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