Regional news releases

News releases for East Midlands

Feb 18, 2015
Broadband rollout gathers pace in Lutterworth Thousands of people living and working in Lutterworth and the surrounding villages are now benefitting from faster download (and upload) speeds after signing up to fibre broadband.

Feb 17, 2015
Residents ‘excited’ about the arrival of fibre broadband Dozens of people living in the villages of Ashley and Hallaton have grasped the opportunity to find out more about the imminent arrival of superfast broadband.

Feb 10, 2015
Boosting broadband speeds in Leicestershire More than 23,000 homes and businesses can now access fibre broadband, thanks to the county council’s Superfast Leicestershire partnership with BT.

Feb 10, 2015
Broadband roll-out reaches 28,000 Notts homes and businesses The pace of life in the picturesque village of Orston is about to get a whole lot faster.

Feb 3, 2015
Welland Valley villages urged to find out more about high-speed fibre broadband People living in the Welland Valley have the opportunity later this month to find out more about how they’re set to benefit from superfast broadband.

Jan 28, 2015
£1.2m cash injection for superfast Northamptonshire project will help boost prosperity Nearly 3,300 homes and businesses in parts of Grange Park, Northampton Waterside Enterprise Zone and the town centre will get access to superfast broadband (download speeds above 24Mbps) thanks to an extension of the Superfast Northamptonshire projec

Jan 2, 2015
Rural village is first to get superfast broadband thanks to district funding High-speed fibre broadband is coming to the rural village of Swinford three months ahead of schedule, enabling more residents and businesses to benefit from the Superfast Leicestershire project.

Dec 23, 2014
Fibre broadband lands 12 months early in Leicestershire village Homes and businesses in Diseworth can celebrate this Christmas with the announcement that high-speed fibre broadband will be available in the New Year – almost 12 months ahead of schedule.

Dec 22, 2014
County better prepared than ever for Christmas gadget rush With an estimated 55m internet-enabled devices expected to be bought this Christmas in the UK, Nottinghamshire is in a better position than ever before to satisfy demand for good quality access to the internet.

Dec 19, 2014
Slow broadband comes a cropper as Notts village enters the fast lane Hundreds of homes in a Nottinghamshire village, named just six months ago as having one of the slowest broadband speeds in the UK, now have access to fast fibre broadband.