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DCMS shakes up BDUK with new rural full-fibre scheme

By Alex Scroxton 20 May 2019

The Rural Gigabit Connectivity programme will run for two years, trialling a new model for full-fibre broadband delivery – meanwhile, BDUK is getting a new name Read More

BDUK has £200m to kick-start rural full-fibre network build

By Alex Scroxton 23 Jul 2018

Government plans to use money from the BDUK superfast broadband programme to drive the roll-out of full-fibre broadband to underserved rural areas Read More

Government recovers £645m for BDUK broadband roll-out

By Alex Scroxton 08 Sep 2017

The government has recovered £645m of funding to be reinvested in future broadband roll-out through a mix of clauses in its BDUK contracts with BT and project savings Read More

BDUK head Chris Townsend to step down

By Alex Scroxton 23 Feb 2017

Government executive Chris Townsend, who oversees the DCMS-run BDUK rural broadband programme, is to step down in April Read More

Gigaclear wins Northamptonshire BDUK contract

By Alex Scroxton 31 Jan 2017

Rural fibre broadband supplier Gigaclear has been awarded a Stage Three BDUK contract covering remote parts of Northamptonshire Read More

BDUK finds more cash for rural broadband

By Alex Scroxton 16 Jun 2016

BDUK has uncovered and hopes to recover £150m of underspend from Phase 1 of the rural broadband roll-out project Read More

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again

By Alex Scroxton 29 Aug 2019

The other day, the government announced yet another consultation on the future of the UK's digital networking infrastructure, this time exploring the possibility of liberalising the planning laws ... Read More

Gigaclear BDUK broadband roll-out reaches halfway point

By Alex Scroxton 07 Oct 2016

Rural broadband provider Gigaclear hits the halfway mark in its BDUK-backed Fastershire roll-out Read More

BDUK broadband roll-out hits 8,000 homes per million pounds spent

By Alex Scroxton 26 May 2017

The latest government statistics on the progress of the BDUK broadband roll-out has delivered fresh insight into the value for money being offered by the scheme Read More

Ofcom confirms broadband USO to be introduced in March 2020

By Alex Scroxton 07 Jun 2019

BT and Kcom will begin to provide broadband services under the government’s USO scheme from 20 March 2020 Read More