Some 37,000 users are left without broadband as thieves cut fibre cables.
ANS Group founder Scott Fletcher thinks faster internet connections, not railway services, would benefit the economy more.
Connecting Devon and Somerset green lights high-speed fibre broadband rollout for 44,000 premises over next four months.
Money will be allocated to "innovative" solutions that can deliver broadband to some of the UK's remotest areas.
The EC has mapped broadband coverage across the continent. Unsurprisingly Scandinavia and the Benelux does well, but so does much of the UK.
Virgin continues its speed war with BT, but is likely to annoy customers by increasing prices.
EE thinks 4G is the answer to the nation’s rural broadband problem, as it shows off high speeds in the North.
USwitch reveals Britain’s average broadband speed is 14.5Mbps – 10Mbps less than the Government’s definition of superfast broadband.
Ofcom’s latest broadband report shows there has been an increase in the availability of superfast broadband in rural areas.
Regulator takes a crucial step in strategy to manage spectrum.
Telco giant is looking for new firms that are developing services for superfast broadband.
Three, EE and Vodafone are the names in the frame to help Government deliver on superfast broadband vision.
Coalition of six councils and one local enterprise partnership become latest beneficiaries of BDUK funding.
Public Accounts Committee's report demands introduction of more competition to broadband procurement process.
Future may be mobile, but fixed line will be increasingly used for backhaul, research suggests.
Rural location looks set to benefit from faster broadband speeds than most of the UK.
East Riding of Yorkshire becomes latest region to benefit from BDUK framework.
BT has switched off its dial-up internet access. But the UK still lacks a proper rural broadband strategy.
Watchdog rules telco misled consumers over BT Infinity speed claims.
Telco secures a further deal through the controversial BDUK framework.
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