BT plans £50m broadband extension

BT is to plough £50m into extending its broadband network across business city, some of which could be in the North East.

BT is to pump another £50m into the rollout of its fibre broadband programme across British cities in the next three years - some of which could be in the North East.

The works are part of BT’s £3bn project to provide fibre broadband to around 90% of the UK by 2015, including areas whose broadband reception has been hampered by technical challenges.

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