The government has allocated an extra £14m to its 'super-connected cities' programme, with beneficiaries including the four UK capitals and Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Bradford, Bristol and Birmingham.
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It would cost more to roll out the proposed hubs in 10 percent of the UK than the government has set aside for rolling out super-fast broadband across the whole country, Analysys Mason has claimed
The Scottish government has announced £120m in funding for a super-fast broadband rollout in the Highlands and Islands.The project will be the largest and one of the trickiest regional deployments in the UK, given the area's topography.
Super-fast broadband should be attracting new buyers in droves, but it's not. Add to this the mismatched goals of the EU and the UK government and the long-term viability of the current plans begins to look in jeopardy
Another day, another broadband funding pot: the UK government is putting an extra £32m towards funding the rollout of super-fast broadband in Scotland.The cash comes in addition to the £69m allocated to Scotland last August to improve its broadband infrastructure.
The government has revealed the 27 smaller cities that will go up against each other for a share in a £50m super-fast broadband upgrade pot, with only 10 winners to be named
The UK's fast broadband rollout needs an extra billion pounds in private investment if government targets are to be met, academics from the London School of Economics have calculated.The government wants 90 percent of the country to have access to super-fast broadband by 2015, with everyone getting at least some broadband access by that date.
Search engines should filter out private information protected by a court injunction so that UK viewers cannot see it, a parliamentary committee has urged, adding that Twitter and Facebook should be pursued too
Every local authority in England has met the deadline for submitting its initial super-fast broadband plans except for North Tyneside and South Tyneside, the government said on Thursday.Local authorities had until the end of February to submit the plans in order to get money from the £530m Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) pot.
The Scottish Government has detailed its strategy for ensuring most of the nation's population can access super-fast broadband
A new system allows the social media service to block certain tweets in some countries while showing them in others, which a legal expert says could enhance freedom of speech rather than stifling it
Three areas in England may lose their chance to get public funding for super-fast broadband, the government has warned.In a statement on Thursday, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) said it had "little confidence" that three groups of local authorities would meet the end-of-February deadline for submitting their draft local broadband plans.
Despite an attack by the Countryside Alliance on the pace of the UK's rural broadband rollout, councils and development agencies running key pilot schemes say they are on schedule
Problems with the UK's super-fast broadband process could be put right with more joined-up government thinking, says Malcolm Corbett
As part of the UK's fall spending review, George Osborne announces new funds to speed up and spread out the government's super-fast broadband plan.
Virgin has suggested the government's rural broadband scheme will expand its rival's dominance, while BT criticises Virgin for 'cherry picking' its coverage
Libel cases resulting from content posted on social networking sites have doubled in the past year, research suggests.
Scotland will need more money than it has been allocated to perform an upgrade of its critical broadband infrastructure, a member of Scottish Parliament has said
The multimillion pound funding will come to the areas of England and Scotland that need it most, in order to provide people living in those towns and villages with connections of at least 2Mbps
Northern Ireland will receive £4.4m, or just under one percent, of the £530m fund to improve broadband in rural areas