Excluded by the UKs fiber rollout, Oxfordshire villages roll their own 1Gbps broadband service

No matter which provider you plump for, the UK’s fiber broadband roll-out won’t connect many under-served rural communities. Annoyed at the snub, residents of Frilford and Frilford Heath teamed up with infrastructure business Gigaclear to do something about it — with startling results. The company’s fiber broadband service promises a whopping 1,000Mbps, putting it in the same leagues as Google’s Kansas-based internet experiment. While it’ll set locals back £195 ($295) to reach that top speed, it’s far better than having no choice at all.

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