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Greater Manchester fibre broadband roll-out continues

Thursday 13 August 2015 | 11:23 CET | News
A total of 30,000 homes and businesses across Greater Manchester can now access high-speed fibre broadband rolled out by the GBP 15 million Get Digital Faster programme. The programme was launched a year ago and is now 60 percent complete. To date, 357 cabinets have been connected to the new network. This is expected to rise to more than 600 cabinets when the project is completed by March 2017, bringing fibre broadband to an extra 50,000 premises across the region.

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