Tuesday, 22 January 2019

BT, EU fund Cornwall rural broadband push

By Nick Wood, Total Telecom
Thursday 30 September 10

£132 million project to provide fibre-based broadband services to 80%-90% of region's homes, businesses by 2014.

BT on Thursday unveiled plans to deploy next-generation network infrastructure to the U.K. counties of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, a project that will deliver fibre-based broadband access to 80%-90% of residents by 2014, thanks in part to an EU grant. The £132 million plan will see the U.K. incumbent roll out fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) to around 50% of homes and small businesses, while a further 35% will be hooked up via fibre…

BT on Thursday unveiled plans to deploy next-generation network infrastructure to the U.K. counties of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, a project that will deliver fibre-based broadband access to 80%-90% of residents by 2014, thanks in part to an EU grant. The £132 million plan will see the U.K. incumbent roll out fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) to around 50% of homes and small businesses, while a further 35% will be hooked up via fibre…

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