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Fibre Fact Finding foray #3

February 27, 2015 / 5 comments / Permalink

Fibre Fact Finding foray number three sees Callum visiting an area where Connecting Shropshire is building a ‘fibre to the premise’ or FTTP network. FTTP takes longer to build, and is much more expensive, as the fibre doesn’t terminate at … Continue reading »

Boost for Shropshire homes and businesses as Connecting Shropshire reaches half-way

February 10, 2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Around 31,500 homes and businesses across the county are now within reach of faster fibre broadband thanks to the Connecting Shropshire partnership. The achievement marks the half-way point in the roll-out, which is on course to connect more than 63,000 … Continue reading »

Fibre fact-finding expedition

January 14, 2015 / One comment / Permalink

Following my last trip to see the work ‘in the field’ for Connecting Shropshire, this time I was sent to where the journey begins for fibre optic broadband – the main telephone exchange or ‘head end’ exchange. Armed with a … Continue reading »

Superfast broadband comes to Much Wenlock

January 7, 2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

More than 1,000 further Shropshire homes and businesses can benefit from superfast speeds More than 1,000 residents and businesses in medieval Much Wenlock are being encouraged to sign up for superfast broadband, following the arrival of the new technology in … Continue reading »

Village downloads early Christmas present from Connecting Shropshire

December 19, 2014 / 5 comments / Permalink

An historic village in north east Shropshire has received an early Christmas present from the Connecting Shropshire fibre broadband partnership that will put it at the forefront of the digital information age. Villagers in Adderley, near Market Drayton, can count on … Continue reading »

Connecting Shropshire fibre broadband project marks double milestone

October 6, 2014 / 4 comments / Permalink

Connecting Shropshire – the multi-million pound high-speed fibre broadband programme – is celebrating a double milestone. Thursday 2 October saw the switching on of the programme’s 100th high-speed fibre broadband roadside cabinet, which took the number of homes and businesses … Continue reading »

Fibre fact-finding expedition

October 6, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

I’m not an engineer, I just help out running Connecting Shropshire’s social media accounts. So, to help me gain an understanding of what they do, the Connecting Shropshire team sent me out for a road trip with Openreach to see … Continue reading »

Plans to provide fibre broadband to 13 new exchange areas announced

September 15, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

New exchange area map outlines programme’s plans up until December 2015. Thirteen more exchange areas will get high-speed fibre broadband before the end of next year as part of the multi-million pound Connecting Shropshire programme. The partnership between Shropshire Council, … Continue reading »

Connecting Shropshire connects Pontesbury exchange area to fibre broadband

August 12, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

More than 2,300 homes and businesses in Pontesbury, Minsterley and Snailbeach now have access to fibre broadband The roll-out of fibre based broadband across Shropshire passed another milestone this week as the final cabinet in Pontesbury exchange area was connected … Continue reading »

Artistic Shropshire pupil with designs on faster broadband is honoured by Connecting Shropshire

June 27, 2014 / 8 comments / Permalink

An artistic county youngster will be honoured today by the Connecting Shropshire broadband partnership after scooping top prize in an unusual competition. A Banksy-style art challenge was organised to mark Bicton Church of England Primary School becoming the first in … Continue reading »

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