By SubTel Forum

At the end of last year we ran a number of reports on how new money from both the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Shetland Islands Council (SIC) would soon be used to help connect the remote northern islands with mainland Scotlandvia a new fibre optic broadband cable (here and here).  According to ISPreview, the Shetland Fibre Optic Network (SFON) project will ultimately cost about £1.1 million to complete but should significantly improve broadband ISP connections for residents on the Shetland Islands.   However, it's sometimes interesting to go back and see exactly how things are progressing, which is exactly what the local Shetland Times newspaper have just done.

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