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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...

Openreach adds another 67 locations to its future-proof broadband build pl

Openreach today announced a further 67 locations in its Fibre Cities programme where it will be building its new, future-proof Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology , as part of a new tranche of build. Work will begin in March 2021.

The new locations stretch across the country – from Alloway, in Ayrshire; to Helsby, in Cheshire; and Ivybridge, in South Devon – and the...

Thousands to benefit from new fibre broadband connections

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has launched its Fibre Extension Programme which will provide more than 8,000 homes and businesses with fibre broadband connections direct to the premises by the end of 2021.

CDS is funding fibre broadband connections to over 6,000 homes and businesses which will be delivered by Airband, and thanks to the high level of take-up of broadband services...

Broadband rollout update for Central Devon MP

Plans for the ongoing rollout of broadband across Devon and Somerset have been discussed with MP Mel Stride.

The MP for Central Devon met with the team from Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS), and broadband provider Gigaclear, at Sandford, near Crediton. He was briefed on the roll-out of Fibre to the Home in his constituency by Gigaclear’s Chief Executive Matthew Hare and...

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Connecting Devon and Somerset announces biggest single investment in full fibre in UK

* embargo: not for broadcast or publication before: 00.01hrs Wednesday 21 Dec ** Connecting Devon and Somerset announces biggest single investment in full fibre in UK Connecting Devon & Somerset (CDS), the largest Government funded superfast broadband programme in the UK, has today signed new contracts with Ultrafast broadband provider, Gigaclear, for four of the six lots on offer for...

Superfast broadband planned for more rural areas

The Connecting Devon and Somerset partnership (CDS) has launched a procurement exercise to extend the second phase of the superfast broadband scheme.

This £39.5m public sector investment will deliver Next Generation Access broadband services (a minimum of 30 Mbps) and ultrafast broadband (of speeds greater than 100 Mbps) to tens of thousands of homes and businesses across Devon and...

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