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2008-08-14 00:00:19

By ric sumner Hundreds of families in Springbank could wait years to get access to high-speed internet connections. And people who move into thousands more houses set to be built to the north of Cheltenham by 2026 could have the same problem, says Cheltenham borough councillor John Morris. The Cabinet member for the built environment, Coun Morris (LD, Springbank) and Cheltenham MP Martin Horwood say they have been told by British Telecom it will not invest in a new telephone exchange...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.