Tag Archives: Broadband

BBC Leicester Radio Interview with Pete Burrows about Digital Rutland

Following the arrival of super-fast broadband in North Luffenham, BBC Radio Leicester conducted an interview with Pete Burrows (LHW) and Terry King (RCC) on Thursday 15th August as a follow up to the launch.

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via Pete Burrows, Home Workers

Rutland Radio Interview from yesterday’s Super-Fast Broadband Switch On Ceremony

During the super-fast broadband switch on ceremony yesterday, Rob Persani from Rutland Radio conducted an interview with village resident Pete Burrows, which was broadcast this morning,

Good job Pete 😉

Download/Play this mp3 audio file to listen » Interview with Pete Burrows

Pete burrows is the membership secretary for the NLCC.
Rob Persani is a long standing presenter on Rutland Radio.



Let there be Light!

Cabinet Switch On

Ribbon cutting

North Luffenham has become the first village in Rutland to benefit from the £3 million Digital Rutland project.

Now that the new FTTC (Fibre To The Cabinet) has been switched on and we have a super fast optical fibre communication link with the virtual world outside our village, you should now be able to talk to your internet service provider about switching to a faster service of up to 80Mbps, such as BT Infinity.


Superfast Broadband Cabinet Switch On Ceremony

There will be a ceremonial switch on for the FTTC cabinet in Church Street, North Luffenham, (near to the school entrance) Tuesday 16th July 2013 between 12:30 and 13:00, by Digital Rutland / OpenReach / BT.

An OpenReach display bus will be parked in the Fox and Hounds car park from 11am, for information purposes.

Not sure if this means we will actually be able to get fibre packages from tomorrow – first question of the day 🙂

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via Pete Burrows, Cricket Club

Superfast Broadband Coming Soon!

Digital Rutland

Digital Rutland is a Rutland County Council and BT partnership which is funded by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (dcms) as part of the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) Project to bring superfast fibre broadband speeds of up to 80Mbps to businesses and homes across Rutland.

Openreach is currently in the process of upgrading the infrastructure to bring fibre optics from the local exchanges to new cabinets in each village. The plan is to provide access to superfast broadband speeds for the majority of the 17,000 properties in Rutland by the end of 2013.

If you would like to keep up to date with developments, Digital Rutland will be publishing regular newsletters about the progress of the Rutland broadband upgrade project.

If you have any questions visit the Digital Rutland FAQ page to find out more information.

This video explains the various phases of upgrading the UK’s broadband network infrastructure:

via Syd Overington, NLPC