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Internet service provider Rutland Telecom is to provide the Lincolnshire village of Essendine with access to super-fast broadband, it has been reported.

According to ISPreview.co.uk, villagers are soon to benefit from access to unbundled up to 40Mb fibre-to-the-cabinet (FTTC) broadband services.

A Twitter post from Rutland Telecom revealed that businesses and households in Essendine are currently only able to download at a rate of 0.5Mb.

The ISP said that average speeds would increase to 25Mb once the network upgrade work has been carried out.

Rutland Telecom noted that private investors are funding the FTTC cabinet deployment, which is now underway.

It suggested that the development – which will help bridge the digital divide in Lincolnshire - was in keeping with the coalition government's "Big Society" plans.

On July 3rd 1938, while passing through Essendine at 126mph, the famous steam engine Mallard broke the world land speed record for a locomotive engine.

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