broadband

Progress update on CDS full fibre network rollout

Preparations are well underway for the roll-out of the full fibre network through the recently awarded contracts from the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme.

Around 56,000 homes and businesses will be provided with access to Gigabit capable broadband by internet providers Airband, Truespeed and Wessex Internet.

While most of the construction is expected to start...

Kentisbury Ford gets ultrafast broadband

A small village in the heart of North Devon is at the forefront of the digital revolution which is set to sweep across the region. Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) and Airband have today announced that Airband’s ultrafast fibre network in Devon is live in Kentisbury Ford, thanks to the CDS Fibre Extension Programme. Homes and businesses in Kentisbury Ford are now able to enjoy some of the...

Survey reveals South West parents’ broadband battles

Four in 10 families in the South West now have more rows about their internet use than they do about what to watch on TV – as the typical house juggles NINE connected devices at once.

A national poll of 2,000 parents found three quarters have argued about the broadband as they battle to home school and work from home.

And families based in the South West estimate a quarter...

Gigaclear Unveils Strong 2021 Plans for the South West

Gigaclear , the leading rural broadband provider, has announced that it will build to more than 18,500 premises in the South West during 2021, as brings its ultrafast, full-fibre network to some of the most underserved communities in the region.

After a successful 2020, which saw Gigaclear’s total build reach 12,000 homes and businesses in the South West, the organisation plans to...

CityFibre kick starts Plymouth’s Full Fibre future

CityFibre kick starts Plymouth’s Full Fibre future

Plymouth is celebrating a major milestone in its digital transformation today as work begins to extend its full fibre network to reach almost every home and business locally.

As part of a £52m private investment from CityFibre, Plymouth will benefit from a city-wide full fibre network roll-out that will build on the third national digital infrastructure platform’s earlier investment...

Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway, OpenReach

Openreach investment brings Victorian icon into the 21st century

Openreach engineers have connected the historic Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway to Full Fibre broadband - future-proofing North Devon’s much-loved tourism icon for generations to come.

The Victorian railway is the UK's only fully water-powered railway and one of just three examples left in the world. It’s spectacular views across Lynmouth Bay and the Bristol Channel - from a Grade...

Connecting Devon and Somerset, broadband, Devon

New contractors to roll out fibre broadband across region

Three companies have been selected to roll-out full fibre broadband networks on behalf of the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme, backed by Government funding. Airband, Truespeed and Wessex Internet will be installing full fibre broadband across Devon and Somerset to more than 56,000 rural homes and businesses over the next four years. The combined public and private sector...

Connecting Devon and Somerset, broadband, Devon

New contractors to roll out fibre broadband across region

Three companies have been selected to roll-out full fibre broadband networks on behalf of the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme, backed by Government funding. Airband, Truespeed and Wessex Internet will be installing full fibre broadband across Devon and Somerset to more than 56,000 rural homes and businesses over the next four years. The combined public and private sector...

Winslade Park

Ultrafast fibre for Winslade Park

Burrington Estates has teamed up with South West broadband network specialist Jurassic Fibre to provide what is thought to be the first 10gbps connectivity for a business park in the region.

Jurassic Fibre is busy installing the infrastructure for the ultrafast fibre broadband ensuring the service will be ready for businesses moving into Winslade Manor in early 2021.

This...

Jurassic Fibre

Jurassic Fibre introduces full fibre broadband to Honiton

Jurassic Fibre has announced that Honiton and Taunton will be the next two areas to benefit from ultrafast full fibre broadband.

The extension of the company’s network is part of a pioneering £250 million project to deliver fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband technology to towns and villages in the South West, overlooked by other service providers.

Work has already...

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