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Superfast broadband links thousands in Staffordshire

By Uttoxeter Post and Times  |  Posted: August 09, 2014

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THE Government's rollout of superfast broadband has now reached more than 10,000 homes and businesses across Staffordshire it has been announced.

The £1.7 billion nationwide rollout is firmly on track to extend superfast broadband to 95 per cent of UK homes and businesses by 2017.

As a result of the work being done, more than 70,000 homes and businesses in the East Midlands are already able to access the new fibre broadband service the rollout is delivering.

Gavin Patterson, chief executive officer at BT, said: "Getting fibre to rural areas is hard, and often complex, work but we are making great progress."

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