MORE than 6,400 homes and businesses in Starbeck are enjoying faster broadband than ever before.

BT rolls out faster broadband in Starbeck

The area is the latest to benefit from BT’s roll-out of next generation broadband services, delivered over copper lines.

The company’s investment means users can enjoy speeds of up to 20mb per second - more than double the maximum speeds previously available.

BT said around 80 per cent of homes and businesses will have an upgraded broadband exchange by spring 2012, which it said would benefit individuals and help businesses be more competitive.

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