Regional news releases

News releases for East of England

May 15, 2015
Superfast Essex marks halfway milestone with visit from new UK Culture Secretary The newly appointed Secretary of State for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Essex MP, John Whittingdale, met the Superfast Essex team as the multi million pound programme reached the halfway milestone in its rollout.

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

Feb 10, 2015
Central Superfast programme hits 10,000 properties milestone On the day the Government is celebrating more than 2 million UK homes and businesses having access to superfast broadband as a result of the BDUK programme over 10,000 extra homes and businesses can now connect to faster broadband.

Feb 9, 2015
Superfast broadband reaches 2 million more homes and businesses The Government has announced today that superfast broadband will reach more than 2 million across homes and businesses in the UK as part of the BDUK programme.

Feb 9, 2015
Superfast network is going the distance Superfast Essex is celebrating reaching the next key milestone in its journey to become one of the best connected counties in the UK.

Feb 9, 2015
Spotlight on superfast broadband transforming Cambridgeshire communities Communities in rural Cambridgeshire that have been transformed by getting superfast broadband are in the spotlight for the national Government campaign.

Jan 30, 2015
BT CEO sets ouf ultrafast broadband vision BT CEO Gavin Patterson today set out the company’s ambition to transform the UK broadband landscape from superfast to ultrafast. He revealed that BT plans to deliver much faster broadband for homes and small businesses via a widespread deployment o

Jan 27, 2015
Better Broadband for Norfolk programme answers county’s need for speed as multimillion pound extension announced Even more homes and businesses in Norfolk will benefit from access to faster broadband as the successful Better Broadband for Norfolk (BBfN) programme is set for a multi million pound extension.

Dec 9, 2014
Superfast Christmas for thousands more Cambridgeshire households Christmas will be superfast for thousands more households in Cambridgeshire this year thanks to the rapid progress of the Connecting Cambridgeshire fibre broadband roll-out.

Nov 20, 2014
Government officials given a glimpse of "virtual search and rescue" at Adastral Park UK Government Officials were given an insight into the high-tech world of ‘virtual search and rescue’ when they paid a fact-finding visit to BT’s main research and development centre, Adastral Park, Martlesham Heath in Suffolk.