'They said I can't get fast broadband as I'm too near the exchange'

'They said I can't get fast broadband as I'm too near the exchange'
 

For years people living in rural areas were told they couldn’t get fast broadband because they lived too far from their telephone exchange. However, Openreach has turned that on its head by telling a Scottish couple they can’t have it because they’re too close.
Scott McFarlane, who lives with his wife in Oldmeldrum, a village 17 miles from Aberdeen, says he was staggered to be told why his dismally slow broadband could not be upgraded. It’s two years since fast-fibre arrived in the village, and a neighbour has it. But McFarlane says Openreach, which provides the UK’s broadband... read more

 
24 November 2018 in Business, Views: 109
Source: Guardian
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