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130,000 residents get free WiFi in first phase of £1.75m Council rollout

130,000 residents get free WiFi in first phase of £1.75m Council rollout

By on August 16, 2017 in Broadband, Infrastructure with 0 Comments

Tower Hamlets Council has approved a £1.75m of investment into free Wifi in town centres and social housing.

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It’s official – broadband speeds in Wapping suck!

It’s official – broadband speeds in Wapping suck!

By on July 5, 2017 in Broadband, Infrastructure with 0 Comments

A map by the Consumer Data Research Centre (CDRC) at University College London shows the abysmal state of broadband speeds in Tower Hamlets, especially Wapping.

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BT to expand fibre broadband rollout in Tower Hamlets

BT to expand fibre broadband rollout in Tower Hamlets

By on October 19, 2015 in Broadband, Tower Hamlets

No it is not April Fools Day and BT have said that they will expand fibre broadband rollout in Tower Hamlets.Seriously.Read the details below from a BT press release from last month we have only just stumbled upon (sorry!) and copied and pasted below because we are just lazy.And NO LAUGHING when you read it – OK? […]

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Cherish the hub that brings Love Wapping into your life

Cherish the hub that brings Love Wapping into your life

By on July 13, 2015 in Broadband, Infrastructure with 4 Comments

Due to slight distractions like reporting the fact that 17 Tower Hamlets councillors were corruptly elected in May 2014 and got away with it (so far – don’t give up the day jobs) Love Wapping is guilty of not properly covering normal hyperlocal issues like the abysmal broadband ‘service’ provided by BT in E1W. Ooh […]

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