Tag Archives: Wales

BT secures Welsh Fibre deal

BT Logo BT has secured a contract with government and European funding to provide Wales with a super-fast broadband roll-out designed to transform the country. The total amount which will be invested in.. more
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Wales to get £57m broadband boost from UK government

broadband The UK government has announced that it’s dipping into its broadband pot to the tune of £57 million to help Wales out when it comes to fixing up super-fast internet connections... more
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Poor mobile coverage costing Britain £1.3 billion in lost m-commerce

A report commissioned by eBay has estimated the amount by which Britain’s mobile commerce industry is suffering at the hands of poor network coverage. A survey of 1,500 consumers carried out.. more
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Google celebrates St David’s Day with doodle

Google’s latest doodle has been drawn in honour of St David’s Day. St David is, of course, the patron saint of Wales. It is believed that he died on this day back in 589 AD. The doodle is a fairly minimalist affair, keeping the search.. more
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LTE mobile broadband trial kicks off in Wales

Arqiva and Alcatel-Lucent have announced that they are to trial LTE mobile broadband in Wales. The idea is to deliver high speed (up to 50Mbps) broadband to rural communities or so-called UK “not-spots”, using the 800MHz spectrum freed up by the switch to digital TV... more
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Rural Wales gets broadband boost of £2 million

The Welsh government is to make £2 million worth of funds available to help get broadband out to rural areas. Residents out in the sticks of Wales who can’t get broadband due to their remote location will be eligible for a grant of up to.. more
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BT fills in Welsh notspots

For city dwellers the thought of having no broadband rarely occurs. In fact, while they are happily surfing the net at speeds up to 20 Mbps and beyond, there are places where the only internet access is available through dial up, if they are lucky... more
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BBC Wales needs extra cash

Considering the amount of production work that occurs in Wales, the BBC is being urged to invest more cash in the region, in order to reverse the trend to transfer production to other regions. According to the Institute of Welsh Affairs (IWA), the English language.. more
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BT completes Welsh fibre upgrades

The superfast fibre optic broadband service upgrades in Wales have been completed, although this only means that residents in Caerphilly and Barry will now have access to a broadband service with a connection speed of up to 40 Mbps. According to Ann Beynon, the BT.. more
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Wales becomes a Digital TV Nation

After what has seemed to be a long and slightly trouble digital switchover process, the transmitter at Wenvoe and its associated relay stations have been switched from the analogue TV signal to an improved digital TV signal. This makes Wales the first nation within the.. more
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