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Superfast broadband for region

More homes and businesses in the North East are to recieve superfast broadband as part of BT's £2.5billion fibre broadband project.

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Broadband investment for the North East

BT are investing in fibre broadband for 12 North East communities, a spokesperson said fast communications are vital.

"Fast, sophisticated communications are the cornerstone of a successful community, helping local people to build their skills and knowledge and encouraging the creation of new businesses and jobs. This exciting technology will transform on-line education, training and leisure for households and enhance the competitiveness of local firms."

– Farooq Hakim, BT's North East regional director

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