UK service provider Be Broadband has extended coverage of its high-speed broadband network, it has been reported.
According to ISPreview.co.uk, the firm - which is owned by O2 - has activated unbundled (LLU) ADSL2+ broadband services at 17 telephone exchanges since November 2011.
These include Coleshill, Bury St Edmunds, Market Deeping, Towcester, Stirling, Queensbury, Bexhill, Cookstown, Belfast Malone, Moira, Newry, Hatfield Woodhouse, Almondsbury, Bassett, Evesham, Connahs Quay and Prestatyn.
As a result, thousands more households are able to take advantage of the firm's up to 24Mb broadband packages.
The news provider reports that Be Broadband's network includes around 1,300 telephone exchanges, which serve around 70 per cent of UK homes.
Last month, Be Broadband began migrating subscribers over to its new core network, which is designed to improve its capability and resiliency.
The transition process is expected to last for around 50 weeks.