Government hands out first funds for rural broadband

Summary:Wiltshire, Norfolk, Devon and Somerset are all set to receive millions of pounds to help deliver high-speed broadband connectivity to local homes and businesses

The following exchanges will be upgraded by the end of March 2012:

  • Bodmin
  • Bude
  • Callington
  • Camborne
  • Falmouth
  • Gunnislake
  • Kilkhampton
  • Lanivet
  • Launceston
  • Liskeard
  • Marazion
  • Penryn
  • Porthtowan
  • Redruth
  • St Austell
  • Truro
  • Widemouth Bay

The following exchanges will be upgraded by the autumn of 2012:

  • Downderry
  • Fowey
  • Fraddon
  • Grampound Road
  • Hayle
  • Landrake
  • Lanreath
  • Looe
  • Lostwithiel
  • Mevagissey
  • Millbrook
  • Nanpean
  • Penzance
  • Polperro
  • Rilla Mill
  • Roche
  • St Germans
  • St Ives
  • St Just
  • St Mawgan
  • St Tudy
  • Stithians
  • Torpoint
  • Tregony
  • Week St Mary
  • Widegates

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David Meyer is a freelance technology journalist. He fell into journalism when he realised his musical career wouldn't be paying many bills. His early journalistic career was spent in general news, working behind the scenes for BBC radio and on-air as a newsreader for independent stations. David's main focus is on communications, of both... Full Bio

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