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Success of Surrey broadband scheme earns £3.8m windfall

The success of a scheme to make Surrey the best connected county in England has triggered a £3.8 million broadband windfall. That is Surrey County Council’s share of funds made available by BT after better than expected take-up of fibre broadband. Superfast Surrey connected around 20% of homes and businesses – more than 86,000 premises … Continue reading

Broadband project connects more than 68,000 businesses and homes

A project to make Surrey the best connected county in the country is three-quarters of the way to being completed. More than 68,000 businesses and homes that would otherwise have missed out on the opportunity of getting faster broadband are now connected to the high-speed technology. A further 16,000 properties are due to be covered … Continue reading

Village gets high-speed broadband Christmas present

Local schoolchildren joined Surrey County Council leader David Hodge to celebrate the delivery of a Christmas present to the village of Warlingham – access to high-speed broadband. They ‘unwrapped’ a new Cabinet that will let 3,000 homes and businesses connect to a high-quality service over the coming weeks. The unveiling was part of the authority’s … Continue reading

High-speed internet for 15,000 businesses and homes

High-speed internet access has arrived for 15,000 businesses and homes as part of a scheme to make Surrey the UK’s best connected county in superfast time. The first phase of Surrey County Council and BT’s project to help firms do business online and ensure every community gets a broadband boost has been completed*. Now it … Continue reading

Surrey’s superfast broadband plans are world-leading – BT chief

Surrey County Council’s superfast broadband plans have been hailed as world-leading. BT’s Managing Director of Next Generation Access Bill Murphy said the authority was blazing an international trail. The council aims to ensure virtually 100% access to superfast broadband before the end of next year. The national aim is for 90% of the country to … Continue reading

Surrey to become best connected county in UK with £33m superfast broadband deal

A deal with BT to provide superfast broadband will make Surrey the best connected county in the UK and could boost its economy by almost £30m a year.* Surrey County Council has signed a contract with BT to create a county-wide high-speed network to help firms to do business online and ensure communities are not … Continue reading

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