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Virgin Media expands fibre-optic network in Swindon

Thursday 16 June 2016 | 11:17 CET | News
Virgin Media has announced plans to expand its fibre-optic network to 7,000 homes and businesses in Swindon as part of the GBP 3 billion Project Lightning programme. This investment extends the company's existing network, which passes 65,000 premises in the town. Fibre optic cables will be connected directly to premises using FTTP technology, delivering ultrafast speeds of 200Mbps for consumers and 300Mbps for businesses and home workers. Work will start in the next two months and will be completed in early 2017.

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Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
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