Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Tuesday December 27, 2016

The Farmer Who Built Her Own Broadband

This lady has to be an [H] reader. Seriously, doesn't this sound just like something one of you guys would do when faced with the same situation? I like the fact that she is so casual about the whole thing. cool

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"I'm just a farmer's wife," says Christine Conder, modestly. But for 2,300 members of the rural communities of Lancashire she is also a revolutionary internet pioneer. Her DIY solution to a neighbour's internet connectivity problems in 2009 has evolved into B4RN, an internet service provider offering fast one gigabit per second broadband speeds to the parishes which nestle in the picturesque Lune Valley.