Country Victorian rail commuters will soon join the information super-railway, as the state government rolls out wireless internet on regional trains.
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
North Yorkshire, which is already a trial area for super-fast rural broadband provision, has picked up £16.4m in government funding for a wider rollout.
The prime minister has said that privacy laws should be examined, after a gagging order failed to prevent the identity of a celebrity with a super-injunction from being revealed online
Podcast: With Zack Whittaker, explaining the super-injunction row implicating soccer player Ryan Giggs, Twitter censoring itself, and its move to London.
A UK court has 'subpoenaed' Twitter asking for names and 'personal information' about users who may have broken a court issued gagging order.
An injunction has directly prevented the spread of disclosure to Facebook and Twitter. Why is the US unphased by 'super-injunction society', and how to citizen journalists fit in?
Super-injunctions prevent not only free speech and actions, but even the fact that an injunction has been granted. Twitter, however, may be the only lifeline to freedom of speech.
The government has opened a second round of bidding for super-fast broadband funding, inviting local authorities to apply for a share of a £50m pot.Chancellor George Osborne announced the opening of the new round on Friday, saying the funding should be enough to connect up to 800,000 premises.
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