Gigabit internet speeds online in Salford

Internet provider Hyperoptic has switched on fibre-to-the-home services in Sovereign Point and Imperial Point in Salford Quays, with gigabit broadband now available to residents.

Future cities hackathon underway at Media City

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Data about street crime, air quality, energy consumption and road accidents will be analysed and reshaped into new tools aimed at improving quality of life and public services during the Greater Manchester Data Dive on Tuesday.

Next phase of GM fibre roll-out agreed

High-speed fibre broadband will be offered to a further 39,000 homes and businesses in Greater Manchester by the end of March 2016, under a £15m partnership between eight local authorities and BT.

Rise of digital occupiers on agenda

Join representatives from Sudlows, Media City UK, Manchester City Council, BAM Construction, Willmott Dixon, Sheila Bird Group, Manchester Digital Development Agency, New Economy and more at The Sharp Project for a special tech event next week.

Datacentred signs with Peel

Peel has let a 32,000 sq ft unit at Michigan Park, Media City UK on a 15-year lease to technology start-up DataCentred.

TfGM supports open data app contest

Transport for Greater Manchester is to make sets of data available to software developers and coders as part of competition aimed at finding useful mobile applications to improve the public transport experience.