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Broadband coverage for the whole of Northumberland

by David Woodard on 26 April, 2013

Further to my report on 17 April there is further good news on the delivery of Broadband in Northumberland. Approval for a £1.3m loan scheme to fund the final pieces in Northumberland’s broadband jigsaw has been given by the county council. The iNorthumberland loan scheme, the first of its kind in the country, has been […]

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Northumberland County Council and BT today announced an £18.9 million deal to roll-out high-speed fibre broadband to 95 per cent of homes and businesses in the county. The iNorthumberland broadband programme, a key part of the council’s growth investment, will be delivered through BT. The project will build on BT’s commercial investment in the county […]

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Broadband plan brings £3.85million of DEFRA money

by David Woodard on 2 October, 2012

Northumberland County Council’s ruling Liberal Democrats have pointed to a fresh £3.85 million investment in rural broadband as further evidence that the Conservative group leader was wrong to rubbish Northumberland’s Broadband Plan. £3.85million from DEFRA’s Rural Community Broadband Fund will help to bring faster broadband to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in five […]

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Help us to bring superfast broadband to Northumberland

by David Woodard on 26 June, 2012

Northumberland County Council has an aim to bring Superfast Broadband to every home, business and school across the county by 2020. Using a fund provided by central Government, we are already well underway towards making this a reality for many people, with the intention that the first areas will be switched on within the next […]

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