Mini-excavators digging trenches in pavements, which could soon become a familiar sight in Bradley Stoke.

Virgin set to bring cable to thousands more homes in Bradley Stoke

Telecommunications company Virgin Media looks set to extend its cable network to thousands more homes in Bradley Stoke just months after BT completed a state-subsidised project to bring superfast broadband to more than 3,000 homes in the town. The company is yet to make an official announcement, but information publicly available on the roadworks.org website shows that the firm has

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BT Openreach: Fibre Broadband is here (not!).

MP asked to press BT over “lack of capacity” at broadband cabinets

Local MP Jack Lopresti has been asked to investigate why hundreds of people in Bradley Stoke are still unable to order superfast broadband despite claims by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) that its rollout programme has been completed, with all cabinets “live and ready for service”. The upgrade work across South Gloucestershire, which is due to be completed by 31st March,

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BT Openreach: Fibre broadband is here.

New Year cheer for hundreds still waiting for faster broadband

December finally brought some good news for scores of residents in central Bradley Stoke who had been waiting for months to be able to place an order for superfast broadband after their lines were re-routed into a new fibre-enabled street cabinet back in September. As reported in our December magazine, frustrated customers within the postcode areas said by South Gloucestershire

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BT Openreach: Fibre broadband is here.

Mixed news on broadband front – hundreds still waiting for fibre

The month of November brought mixed news for the hundreds of Bradley Stoke residents who are still waiting to benefit from the rollout of superfast broadband, whether through BT’s commercial programme (Filton exchange, 0117 numbers) or the state-aided upgrade programme being managed by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC, affecting mostly 01454 numbers). Frustrated customers within the postcode areas said by SGC

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Superfast broadband is promised for Bradley Stoke by summer 2014.

Superfast broadband rollout: Frustration over delays and council secrecy

Residents of Bradley Stoke who are hoping to benefit from the rollout of superfast broadband through a state-aided investment programme say they are frustrated and confused by the sparse and conflicting information being made available to them by South Gloucestershire Council (SGC), which is managing the project. As previously reported in The Journal, the occupiers of around 1,700 homes in

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Recently-installed EO cabinet no. 38 on Brook Way, Bradley Stoke.

Superfast broadband outcome imminent for ‘exchange only’ (EO) subscribers

The occupiers of around 1,700 homes in Bradley Stoke that are served by exchange only (EO) telephone lines from Almondsbury (01454 numbers) are expected to find out within the next few weeks whether they will be given the opportunity to order superfast broadband as a result of the state-subsidised infrastructure upgrade programme being carried out by BT on behalf of

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New fibre-enabled cabinet for exchange only (EO) lines at the junction of Brook Way and Savages Wood Road in Bradley Stoke, Bristol.

Superfast broadband project makes a start on ‘exchange only’ (EO) lines

Work is now under way to bring superfast fibre broadband to hundreds of premises on ‘exchange only’ (EO) telephone lines in Bradley Stoke. Homes connected via EO lines have, until now, seen no benefit from South Gloucestershire Council’s state-subsidised infrastructure upgrade programme, which has initially focussed on upgrading existing street cabinets using ‘fibre to the cabinet’ (FTTC) technology. In order

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