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Virgin Media expands fibre-optic network to Wrexham, Chester

Thursday 9 June 2016 | 11:25 CET | News
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Virgin Media has announced plans to expand its fibre-optic network to Wrexham and Chester and surrounding areas by end-2017 as part of its GBP 3 billion Project Lightning programme. Fibre optic cables will be connected directly to premises (FTTP) offering ultrafast connectivity with speeds of 200Mbps for consumers and 300Mbps for businesses and home workers. In Wrexham, the network will be rolled out to 24,000 homes and businesses. In Chester, the network will be expanded to 45,000 homes and businesses.

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Companies: Virgin Media
Countries: United Kingdom
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