Remote Lewis community tests increased broadband speeds
BT Openreach engineer Stuart MacDonald in North Tolsta as the remote community in Lewis becomes the first in Scotland to test increased broadband speeds over long phone lines.
By The Newsroom
Published 19th Aug 2016, 13:42 BST
Updated 25th Aug 2016, 20:37 BST
Initial results from some 20 homes have seen “significant increases” in fibre broadband speeds and could lead to a roll-out in rural areas across the country.
Higher power levels and more frequencies are being used to improve the service.