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Superfast Cornwall network reaches 90% of premises

Friday 11 April 2014 | 17:43 CET | News
The Superfast Cornwall high-speed fibre broadband network now reached 90 percent of Cornish homes and businesses. Take-up is amongst the best in the UK with about 50,000 either connected or having placed an order, which represents almost 1 in 5 of everybody in the county. Households and businesses are being connected at the rate of more than 2,000 a month. Superfast Cornwall is a JV between BT, Cornwall Council and the EU. Fibre broadband coverage in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly is expected to reach 95 percent by end-2014.

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Companies: BT
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