Gigaclear wins Essex rural broadband delivery contract

Friday 26 June 2015 | 11:12 CET | News
Essex County Council in the UK has awarded the Rural Challenge Project delivery contract to fibre broadband provider Gigaclear. The project aims to bring ultrafast broadband to rural communities in Essex and is part of the Essex broadband roll-out programme. Gigaclear will deploy FTTP technology to more than 4,500 properties within the pilot area in Epping Forest District, enabling these homes and businesses access to broadband speeds of 50 Mbps and up to 1000 Mbps. The GBP 7.5 million project is part-funded by UK Government, Essex County Council, Epping Forest District Council and Gigaclear.

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