Regional news releases

News releases for North West of England

Feb 17, 2015
Tameside launched into new digital age and heads for the top twenty More than 1,500 homes and business can now hook up with a new digital future after a high speed broadband network was officially launched in Tameside.

Feb 17, 2015
Wigan winner as high speed broadband launches town into future world Almost 3,750 homes and businesses in Wigan now have access to high speed broadband after the official launch of the new network.

Feb 12, 2015
Minister visits Cheshire to celebrate BDUK's two million milestone for fibre broadband Government Minister for Business and Enterprise Matthew Hancock has visited Cheshire to celebrate the county’s progress in helping superfast broadband reach a key milestone of two million premises nationally.

Feb 9, 2015
Bolton 2,200 can log on to high speed broadband as UK rollout reaches 2 million homes and business More than 2,200 Bolton businesses and homes can now benefit from high-speed fibre broadband rolled out by the £15 million Get Digital Faster programme across Greater Manchester.

Feb 9, 2015
Two million more UK homes and businesses can now get superfast broadband The Government’s nationwide rollout of superfast broadband has now reached more than two million homes and businesses, figures published today (Monday 9 February) reveal.

Jan 31, 2015
Broadband speeds take off in Appleby The launch of high-speed fibre broadband in the Eden town of Appleby has got off to a soaraway start, with local air cadets backing the benefits faster internet connections will bring.

Jan 30, 2015
Superfast Lancashire blows into rural village of Brinscall The Superfast Lancashire broadband network has been hailed a success by a Government minister as it reaches another rural outpost in Lancashire.

Jan 26, 2015
Cabinet minister praises superfast boost to jobs and Greater Manchester economy Superfast broadband, which is set to boost business in Greater Manchester by £80 million, has been hailed as a vital economic generator by a cabinet minister during a visit to a business park in Stockport.

Dec 19, 2014
New £6 million scheme gives superfast broadband boost to thousands more Cheshire homes and businesses Connecting Cheshire has announced a multi-million pound boost to its roll-out of superfast fibre broadband, which will result in the technology becoming available to thousands more homes and businesses.

Dec 5, 2014
Innovation heralds high speed broadband revolution for 25,000 more Cumbrian homes and businesses Connecting Cumbria has overcome a major technical challenge to make high-speed fibre broadband available to thousands more Cumbrian customers.

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