Faster internet plan for village
A LEADING telecoms group has just unveiled details of an important investment project in a village near Peterborough.
Talktalk is to pour £50,000 into Wansford with the installation of new technology which is aimed at bringing faster and better value broadband to local homes and businesses.
The upgrade in equipment is part of Talktalk’s national programme to roll out its Next Generation Network ( NGN) across the country.
So far Talktalk has spent £600million nationally and will cover 93 per cent of the country when the roll out is completed later this year.
A Talktalk spokesman said: “The NGN enables speeds of up to 14mb for internet use and customers who have recently been upgraded to the new network have told us they experience an average increase in broadband speed of 50 per cent.”
In addition to the equipment upgrade Talktalk has made a further cash commitment to the area by supporting the Wansford Community Hall for the next twelve months.
The donation from Talktalk will be used to pay for new guttering for the building.
Tristia Clarke, commercial director at Talktalk, said: “Talktalk believes residents in Wansford need a break in these tough times.”
The announcement comes after it was revealed that Peterborough City Council along with other local authorities and councils has created a multi-million pound cash pot that will help pay to bring superfast broadband connections to homes and businesses across the region over three years. Special May Deals direct from Cambridge Airport
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