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BT to extend ultrafast broadband to 10m premises by 2020

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Tuesday 22 September 15

U.K. incumbent's CEO reiterates broadband coverage commitments; Openreach updates charter amid regulatory scrutiny.

BT on Tuesday revealed that its ultrafast broadband service will provide up to 500 Mbps broadband to 10 million premises by 2020. The disclosure was made during a long-winded announcement reaffirming the telco's commitment to extending faster Internet services to harder-to-reach areas of the U.K. using various technologies including satellite, and a suggestion that the incumbent's abortive fibre-on-demand (FoD) service may come back from the dead…

BT on Tuesday revealed that its ultrafast broadband service will provide up to 500 Mbps broadband to 10 million premises by 2020. The disclosure was made during a long-winded announcement reaffirming the telco's commitment to extending faster Internet services to harder-to-reach areas of the U.K. using various technologies including satellite, and a suggestion that the incumbent's abortive fibre-on-demand (FoD) service may come back from the dead…

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