B4NTR Benefits…

Checkout our new information sheet detailing why B4NTR is better than other services. Click HERE to download the PDF file, then Print and Share with your neighbours! People sometimes ask why we do we really need 1000 Mbps... A quick Calculation showing now and future estimates of recommended download speeds: BBC 4K @ 30 fps = 40 Mbps4K Bluray stream @ 30 fps = 100 MbpsBBC 8K @ 30fps =~160 Mbps (estimated)BBC 8K @ 120fps (HFR) =~640Mbps (estimated)Virtual Reality Ideal Streaming -…

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B4NTR Volunteer Taining Day!

As previously mentioned, David Ryall from B4RN will be back on the evening of Monday 7th October at Birtley Village Hall to hold the first session of volunteer training.  Anyone who is interested in making this project happen would be very welcome to attend. At present we need people willing to walk the proposed routes and make sure they are suitable, alongside working with the land owners to make sure we plan the best ways to cross their land. It’s detailed work and there are many…

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B4NTR Progress Report – September 2019

B4NTR have now taken their next step towards obtaining world class ultrafast broadband for North Tyneside and Redesdale! At a meeting on the 16th of September, 2019 David Ryall from B4RN revealed a detailed consultative network mapping plan for the parishes of Chollerton, Birtley and Corsenside. The parishes of Kirkwhelpington, Bavington, Wallington Demesne and Otterburn will follow shortly.  This means, if the project goes ahead, EVERY property in these parishes will be given the opportunity to obtain a 1GB broadband service. This…

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Progress report – Moving into phase 2…

Please raise a glass, a small celebration is in order! We already have almost 800 properties signed up and have officially started our journey with B4RN! I am incredibly pleased to announce that over the last week B4RN have agreed to start the next phase of a huge rural broadband project in Northumberland.  Therefore, over the next month B4RN will be working hard to draw up an exceptionally detailed network plan in our area and costings to show us how they intend…

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