Regional news releases

News releases for East of England

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.

Nov 13, 2014
High-speed internet now available to 100,000 Norfolk homes and businesses thanks to Better Broadband for Norfolk programme Norfolk’s superfast broadband revolution is surging ahead of many other parts of the country as the County Council and BT today announced that 100,000 homes and businesses can now access high-speed internet services as a result of their Better Broadb

Oct 31, 2014
Suffolk first in the country to extend Better Broadband BDUK programme Following last week’s Suffolk County Council cabinet decision, plans to extend the rollout programme to help give households and business premises in Suffolk access to faster broadband speeds have been signed and sealed today.