Rural community effort rewarded with ultra-fast broadband

12 rural villages in the Test and Dun valley in Hampshire are to get ultra fast broadband from Virgin Media, after a campaign by a local community group. The area, where currently some users are unable to upload or download files at all due to poor speeds, will be supplied with 350 Mbps connections after the upgrade. While this is a welcome boost to the area, Virgin would only make the commitment after 30% of local residents signed up to their services, which each customer facing a £300 connection fee. What this......

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