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It could potentially serve thousands of companies across the city.
The plan is to provide a million UK homes with fibre-optic broadband by 2021.
If other providers and the government agree to help out, a new fibre optic network serving 10 million homes will be created.
Under BT's Community Fibre Partnerships programme.
Their 20Mbps and 100Mbps packages will now be able to reach speeds of up to 30Mbps and 150Mbps respectively.
Residents of Slippery Ford are now able to achieve broadband speeds of up to 30Mbps.
Discounts can currently be found on a selection of the retailer's best broadband packages.
Around 300 satellite masts across the UK will now be used as part of the European Aviation Network (EAN).
The regulatory board wants to provide customers with a more realistic expectation of broadband speeds.
One of the area's biggest real estate companies signed a deal with BT's Openreach.
These two schemes helped to connect up residents in the villages of Milburn and Dufton.
John Lewis is offering a number of savings on its standard and fibre broadband.
Sky is currently offering savings on both Unlimited Broadband and Fibre.
Schools and hospitals across the different regions will be among the first organizations to benefit from the improved speeds.
They're currently searching for a partner to take it over.
They'll be offering two packages with download speeds of up to 38Mbps and 76Mbps respectively.
The potential invesment could see the construction of a brand-new large-scale fibre optic network.
Broadband provider Alncom have teamed up with Northumbrian Water and Northumberland County Council.