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18 July 2017

Full steam ahead in Leicestershire thanks to multi-million pound broadband extension

People living in some of the most rural parts of Leicestershire are set to benefit from a further £4.4 million extension of fibre broadband, it was announced today.

Areas to benefit include Brooksby, Elmesthorpe, Scalford, Sheepy Magna, Shenton and many other rural villages across the county.

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07 July 2017

Project Update -July 2017

The second quarter has been great for the superfast team. There are already 73,000 premises in the county and city which have access to fibre broadband. Another 18 new cabinets went live this quarter with many more to go live soon. We continue to work closely with the city council to ensure we can reach as many homes and businesses as possible.  If you have any questions email  Keep using the line checker to see if you’re already connected to fibre broadband. Visit the ‘When and Where?’ page of the Superfast Leicestershire website as the line checker is updated before anything else.

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Interim better broadband scheme

If you currently experience poor broadband speeds, or if you are unable to obtain an affordable broadband service at all, our Superfast Leicestershire programme will provide you with access to an alternative broadband service that will offer speeds of at least 2Mbps.

This scheme will fulfil the Government’s commitment to ensure everyone can access a minimum download speed of 2Mbps – the Universal Service Commitment.

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