21st August 2018
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Fibre-optic broadband service goes live

Fibre-optic broadband service goes live

1 comment, 17/12/2012, by in News

Lerwick has been switched on to faster broadband after telecoms company BT went live with its service through Shetland’s council-sponsored fibre-optic cable. BT said its £8 million transmission link from the Northern Isles to Inverness meant download speeds of up to 20 megabits per second for do... Read more...

Plaque marks ambulance pilots’ service

Plaque marks ambulance pilots’ service

30/11/2012, by in News

 Tribute has been paid to the men who flew Shetland’s air ambulance plane, sometimes breaking the rules and risking their own lives to save those of others. Commemorative plaques marking 50 years of service in the Northern Isles were unveiled at Sumburgh and Kirkwall airports this week in the pr... Read more...