Better Broadband for Suffolk

Mark Bee

Could world-class mobile phone coverage be coming to Suffolk?

On the day the government announced a new £5 billion project to improve mobile phone coverage in rural areas, the county council has unanimously backed a proposal to set up a new forum to press for improvements across Suffolk.

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Suffolk County Council is hoping to boost mobile phone coverage in the county.

New bid to bring better mobile coverage to Suffolk to be launched by county council

A new bid to bring improved mobile phone coverage across Suffolk is set to be launched by the county council later this week.

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Mark Bee (Suffolk County Council leader), Mark Pendlington (New Anglia LEP) and Bill Murphy (BT) at the signing of the broadband expansion.

Suffolk signs up for broadband extension

Broadband coverage will reach 95% of properties in Suffolk by 2018 after the county became the first in Britain to sign a second-round deal with technology giant BT to extend coverage.

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Fram Broadband is installing high speed connections at the top of churches in the firm's local area. L-R: Graeme Hall (chair of parish council), James Halsall (diocesan advisory committee and pastoral secretary), Tony Eaves (Fram Broadband) and David Clough (tower captain) pictured at Hacheston Church

Church tower project provides rural broadband boost for villages around Framlingham

A rural broadband provider is taking internet access to new heights by using church towers to connect a network of Suffolk villages.

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Mark Bee at a broadband box, watched by Bill Murphy of BT and Waveney MP Peter Aldous.

Suffolk: Broadband investment backed by county’s cabinet

The county council is to give another £10million to extend rural broadband coverage across Suffolk – bringing 95% of properties within reach of superfast speeds by the end of 2017.

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