Regional news releases

News releases for South East of England

Mar 26, 2015
Oxfordshire broadband partnership celebrates reaching 40,000 homes and businesses More than 40,000 homes and businesses across the county are now able to access faster fibre broadband as part of the multi-million pound ‘Better Broadband for Oxfordshire’ programme, partners Oxfordshire County Council and BT announced today.

Mar 23, 2015
New chapter in Banbury library kiosk story means happy ending on the books The tale of Banbury’s “phone box library” is set to have a happy ending after a unique agreement between Banbury Town Council and communications company BT.

Mar 18, 2015
Surrey is best connected county Superfast Surrey, a partnership between Surrey County Council and BT, today announced the completion of the main phase of its programme to bring fibre broadband to those areas in the county not included in commercial roll outs.

Mar 17, 2015
Better Broadband for Suffolk programme passes the three quarter mark in fibre broadband roll-out More than 75,000 homes and businesses across Suffolk can now connect to high speed fibre broadband thanks to the Better Broadband for Suffolk programme, which continues to roll out the sophisticated technology to rural communities.

Mar 13, 2015
Superfast Berkshire programme makes fibre broadband available to 10,000 more homes and businesses More than 10,000 Berkshire homes and businesses now have access to high speed fibre broadband, thanks to the Superfast Berkshire programme.

Mar 10, 2015
Historic town of Arundel is set for a superfast fibre future Work to bring the benefits of high speed fibre broadband to residents and businesses in Arundel is underway.

Feb 13, 2015
More than nine out of ten Basingstoke homes and businesses can now get high-speed broadband High-speed fibre broadband is now available to around 43,000 Basingstoke homes and businesses, meaning that more than 90 per cent of the town has access to the technology

Feb 9, 2015
New £5.1 million deal will deliver high-speed fibre broadband to thousands more homes and businesses across Oxfordshire Around 6,500 additional homes and businesses across Oxfordshire will be able to receive high-speed fibre broadband following additional £5.1 million funding announced today.

Dec 29, 2014
Broadband partnership bringing in the new year for 3,500 more Oxfordshire homes and businesses Superfast broadband is now available to a further 3,500 homes and businesses thanks to the multi-million pound ‘Better Broadband for Oxfordshire’ programme, partners Oxfordshire County Council and BT announced today.

Dec 22, 2014
Hampshire set to reach 95% of premises with high-speed fibre broadband Hampshire County Council’s commitment to invest in superfast broadband across the county has been reinforced by signing a second contract with BT to make high-speed fibre broadband available to an extra 34,500 properties.