BT reveals 98 new exchanges to get fibre broadband

Summary:Another 800,000 businesses and homes around the UK will be within reach of fibre by late 2013, BT has said, as part of its £2.5bn plan to bring super-fast broadband to two-thirds of the country

The full list of the 98 exchanges to be upgraded by BT by late 2013:

  • ADEL, West Yorkshire
  • ALDRIDGE, West Midlands
  • ALEXANDRIA, Strathclyde
  • ARMADALE, West Lothian
  • ASHBOURNE, Derbyshire
  • ATHERTON, Greater Manchester
  • AYLESTONE, Leicestershire
  • BEAUMONT, Leicestershire
  • BEESTON, Nottinghamshire
  • BELGRAVE, Leicestershire
  • BERWICK, Northumberland
  • BIDEFORD, Devon
  • BLANTYRE, South Lanarkshire
  • BOLSOVER, Derbyshire
  • BOSTON, Lincolnshire
  • BRECHIN, Angus
  • BRIDGNORTH, Shropshire
  • BURGHFIELD COMMON, Berkshire
  • BURNHAM-ON-SEA, Somerset
  • BURSLEM, Staffordshire
  • CALTHORPE, West Midlands
  • CARLUKE, South Lanarkshire
  • CASTLE BROMWICH, West Midlands
  • CHALFONT DR, Nottinghamshire
  • CHALFONT ST GILES, Buckinghamshire
  • CHAPELTOWN, West Yorkshire
  • CHEYLESMORE, West Midlands
  • CHIPPING NORTON, Oxfordshire
  • CHURSTON, Devon
  • CORSHAM, Wiltshire
  • CULVERHOUSE, Caerdydd - Cardiff
  • CUMNOCK, East Ayrshire
  • CWMBRAN, Tor-faen - Torfaen
  • DAUBHILL, Greater Manchester
  • DENTON BURN, Tyne and Wear
  • DRUIDS HEATH, West Midlands
  • DUNBAR, East Lothian
  • DUNCHURCH, Warwickshire
  • EDINBURGH MAYBURY, City of Edinburgh
  • FARNINGHAM, Kent
  • GLASGOW CRANHILL, Glasgow City
  • GLASGOW SHETTLESTON, Glasgow City
  • GLASGOW THORNLY PARK, Renfrewshire
  • GLENFIELD, Leicestershire
  • GORSEINON, Abertawe - Swansea
  • HENFIELD, West Sussex
  • HIGHWORTH, Wiltshire
  • HINDHEAD, Surrey
  • HOLT, Norfolk
  • IDLE, West Yorkshire
  • INVERURIE, Aberdeenshire
  • IRVINE, North Ayrshire
  • KILSYTH, North Lanarkshire
  • KIRKHAM, Lancashire
  • LITTLEWICK GREEN, Berkshire
  • LYTHAM, Lancashire
  • MAGHULL, Merseyside
  • MALMESBURY, Wiltshire
  • MARCH, Cambridgeshire
  • MARSHALL'S CROSS, Merseyside
  • MATLOCK, Derbyshire
  • NEATH, Castell-nedd Port Talbot - Neath Port Talbot
  • NORTH BENFLEET, Essex
  • NORWICH NORTH, Norfolk
  • OAKHAM, Rutland
  • OBAN, Argyll and Bute
  • PETERHEAD, Aberdeenshire
  • PILL, Somerset
  • PINXTON, Derbyshire
  • PRESTWICK, South Ayrshire
  • RIBBLETON, Lancashire
  • ROCK FERRY, Merseyside
  • ROTHERHAM, South Yorkshire
  • RUDDINGTON, Nottinghamshire
  • SANDOWN, Isle of Wight
  • SHIRLEY, Hampshire
  • SLEAFORD, Lincolnshire
  • SPRINGFIELD, West Midlands
  • STEWARTON, East Ayrshire
  • STOKE TRINITY, Staffordshire
  • STONE, Staffordshire
  • STRANRAER, Dumfries and Galloway
  • STURRY, Kent
  • THORNE, South Yorkshire
  • THURNBY, Leicestershire
  • TITCHFIELD, Hampshire
  • TURGIS GREEN CHINEHAM, Hampshire
  • UDDINGSTON, South Lanarkshire
  • UTTOXETER, Staffordshire
  • WARRINGTON, Cheshire
  • WESTBURY -ON- TRYM, City of Bristol
  • WHITBY, North Yorkshire
  • WHITEHAVEN, Cumbria
  • WHITTLESEY, Cambridgeshire
  • WISBECH, Cambridgeshire
  • WISHAW, North Lanarkshire
  • WOODGATE, West Midlands
  • WYTHENSHAWE, Greater Manchester

Topics: Broadband

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