The vulnerability service aims to disseminate information about three key rural issues: fuel poverty, broadband and rural transport.
Telecoms company TalkTalk says it is preparing a big investment in broadband infrastructure – just days after BT Openreach unveiled similar plans.
Telecoms company EE has revealed plans to sell a 4G antenna that promises to bring fast broadband internet to thousands of homes in rural areas.
A family in north Cumbria is the first to trial new technology which could help more than 580,000 rural homes gain access to high-speed internet.
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An estimated 95% of UK homes and businesses now have access to superfast broadband, according to the government.
Residents of Powys promised superfast broadband have been "left in the lurch", a Conservative AM has said.
Poor broadband and mobile coverage is a barrier to economic growth in Scotland, business figures have told MPs.
More than 250 properties in three rural South Lakeland parishes have now been connected to fast broadband as part of an impressive volunteer-led project.
Suffolk residents campaigning for improved broadband access in rural areas were given the opportunity to speak to the chief executive of Openreach.
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In Northumberland, 92.9 per cent of homes and businesses now have access to superfast broadband, according to new figures.
Rural communities in Ceredigion have been abandoned by BT after it failed to finish installing superfast broadband in some areas, an AM has said.
An IT expert fed up with the slow internet connection in his rural home built a new broadband network for the whole village.
A new scheme to extend superfast broadband across Wales will be "tailored to the needs" of particular areas, a Welsh minister has said.
More villagers in Staffordshire are set to gain access to rapid net speeds as superfast broadband spreads across the area.
A report has outlined the "challenging issues" facing the rollout of superfast broadband in the Borders.
Thousands of homes are in line for dramatically-improved broadband connections after a new contract was awarded for North Yorkshire.
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