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28th October, 2013 (39 Comments)

The Cumbria County Council appears to have confirmed that the government’s culture secretary, Maria Miller, will not require local authorities to publish BT’s postcode-based superfast broadband speed and coverage data for Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funded deployments. The decision could leave small (altnet) ISP schemes in limbo for several years.

b4rn's massive fibre optic cabinet

17th September, 2013 (26 Comments)

Complaints about the size of BT’s big, green and FTTC supporting street cabinets are nothing new but if you’re one of those people who gets worked up about such things then look away now because B4RN’s fibre optic (FTTH) cabinet in rural Lancashire (England) is a veritable monster of a thing.

shetland islands uk

17th August, 2013 (13 Comments)

Broadband connectivity on Shetland might be gradually improving, thanks to a new undersea fibre optic link and investment, but many residents of the smaller surrounding islands (Yell, Unst and Fetlar) continue to suffer from slow connectivity (sub-1Mbps) and BT has yet to clarify its commitment. The solution could be a new community initiative.

b4rn_land_rover

12th August, 2013 (2 Comments)

The roll-out of B4RN’s (Broadband 4 Rural North) 1000Mbps capable and community-built Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network in rural Lancashire (England, UK) has been given a boost after the team won a FREE Land Rover Freelander 2 4×4 vehicle to help their efforts.

lancashire uk map

1st August, 2013 (0 Comments)

The Lancashire County Council (LCC) has announced the beginning of Phase 2 in its £62.5 million state aid supported project with BT to deploy superfast broadband (FTTC/P) services out to cover 97% of local premises by the end of 2014 2015.

fibre optic rural broadband tax b4rn.org.uk

29th July, 2013 (11 Comments)

A new group called Lightstream Community Fibre (LCF), which appears to have cloned B4RN’s network approach in Lancashire (England, UK), has been setup to help bring a 1000Mbps capable Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based broadband network to rural parts of the Ards Peninsula (County Down) in Northern Ireland.

b4rn phase 1 lancashire uk map

6th July, 2013 (70 Comments)

The non-profit B4RN (Broadband 4 Rural North) scheme, which is rolling out a “hyperfast” 1000Mbps capable community-built Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network in rural Lancashire (England, UK) and has now connected 170 premises, hopes to secure an extra £875k from the RCBF and a bank loan of £500k to boost its coverage.

maria miller visits b4rn in Lancashire

30th April, 2013 (2 Comments)

It might have taken a year and a change of minister but the UK government’s Secretary of State for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Maria Miller, has finally found the time to visit B4RN‘s community-built fibre optic broadband network in rural Lancashire (England).

b4rn_farmers_dig_ftth

15th April, 2013 (3 Comments)

The non-profit B4RN (Broadband 4 Rural North) project has confirmed that its “hyperfast” 1000Mbps capable community-built and funded Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) based broadband network in rural Lancashire (England) will now be extended from 8 to 21 parishes and a new share offer has been launched to support the move.

arkholme uk railway bridge on river lune

4th March, 2013 (22 Comments)

A debate over costs between B4RN (Broadband 4 Rural North), which wants to run its “hyperfast” 1000Mbps (Megabits) capable fibre optic broadband (FTTH) cable over a railway bridge (viaduct) that crosses the River Lune in North Lancashire (England), and the state-owned Network Rail is threatening to delay the project.

b4rn fibre optic FTTH dig

21st February, 2013 (17 Comments)

The Broadband For the Rural North (B4RN) project has told this week’s FTTH Conference 2013 in London that they’ve now managed to connect 157 homes in Lancashire’s (England) Lower Lune Valley to its 1000Mbps capable community built and funded Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network.

rodents eat b4rn fibre optic cable

22nd January, 2013 (16 Comments)

The Broadband For the Rural North (B4RN) scheme, which is attempting to deploy a new community funded and built fibre optic broadband (FTTH) network in parts of rural Lancashire (England, UK), faced an unexpected delay over Christmas after rodents nibbled their way through one of the operators fibre ducts.

b4rn lancashire uk fibre optic dig

20th November, 2012 (4 Comments)

The Broadband For the Rural North (B4RN) project, which aims to reach thousands of rural homes in Lancashire’s (England) Lower Lune Valley area with a 1Gbps (Gigabits per second) capable community funded and built Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) broadband network, has now connected the first 14 premises to its service.

b4rn fibre optic FTTH dig

17th September, 2012 (42 Comments)

One of the founders of Lancashire’s unique community-built and owned “hyper-fast” fibre optic (FTTH) rural broadband network, Chris Condor, has in our exclusive interview told ISPreview.co.uk that “fibre is the only technology worth investing time, effort and money in”. Condor also warned that the UK government’s current strategy wasn’t working.

b4rn broadband 4 rural north

26th July, 2012 (2 Comments)

The £1.86m B4RN (Broadband 4 Rural North) scheme has moved another step closer to launching its community-built and ultra-fast 1Gbps fibre optic broadband (FTTH) service, which will reach several villages across rural north Lancashire UK, after it signed a crucial capacity deal with Geo Networks (GEO).

b4rn lancashire uk fibre optic dig

23rd July, 2012 (10 Comments)

The B4RN (Broadband 4 Rural North) project, which is working to link thousands of rural homes in north Lancashire UK via a new non-profit and community built fibre optic (FTTH) broadband network, has now started to install its infrastructure into local premises and could go live “in the next few weeks“.

fibre optic rural broadband rollout uk

16th June, 2012 (31 Comments)

The UK governments somewhat embattled Secretary of State for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Jeremy Hunt MP, has surprisingly agreed to visit and “support” the B4RN (Broadband 4 Rural North) project in northern Lancashire UK.

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