Haddenham.net

Even Faster Broadband?

Home » News » Even Faster Broadband?
Virgin Media 02

Many keen users of the internet will have upgraded their broadband connection in recent months, following BT´s completion of fibre-optic cabling of Haddenham. Typically, download speeds of about 50Mb/sec are achievable.

Now there´s the prospect of even faster broadband services, if there is sufficient demand.

Virgin Media have committed to connect up to 4 million new houses to their 'genuinely' superfast fibre network over the next 5 years. They can offer speeds of up to 300Mb, which is clearly much faster than the recent upgrade we got in the village last year.

Virgin have not decided which properties to connect, and this is where we can have some collective influence over their decision.

If enough businesses and residents from Haddenham register their interest, and Virgin find a near enough point of connection they will seriously consider adding us to their super fast network.

Conveniently both Aylesbury and Wendover are already connected to Virgin Media, so the hop over to us is possible, and it could also benefit our near neighbours in Stone, Dinton and Cuddington, so encourage your friends from these nearby villages too.

Please go to the Virgin website and register your interest to influence them now. The more we get behind this the better chance we have of further improving our villages facilities. You can do so here.

There is more information on the Virgin media web site, the FAQs are a good place to start, they can be found here

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Cricket Image 01
Tim Chowns: Wed 12 Aug 8:00am

Haddenham U13s recorded their third win in a row as they beat Aston Clinton and Buckland with 10 wickets to spare at the weekend. Accurate and aggressive bowling restricted Aston Clinton to 46 all out. And with thunder crashing over head, Haddenham got their skates on and overhauled this target with no wickets lost. Our next game at home is on Sunday morning 16th August, at 9:30 against...

Covid Test
Haddenham Webteam: Mon 10 Aug 3:00pm

Book a test if you have any coronavirus symptomsBuckinghamshire Council has issued the following statement:Cases of COVID-19 are rising again across the country. We do not want a local lockdown in Buckinghamshire. We want to stop the spread of the virus so that we can continue to live our lives and enjoy our freedom.Follow our simple guidance:· If you have any symptoms of COVID-19...

Grants 02
Haddenham Webteam: Sun 09 Aug 8:30am

Applications are open for grants from the Haddenham Educational Charity. The charity provides small grants to support residents of Haddenham who need help with the costs associated with education. All forms of study, from Reception to Post Graduate, will be considered, including arts, sports and apprenticeships.The Old British School was a charity, with a deed of 1851, the original deed being...