Al Gore told us of the Information Superhighway, but he didn't tell us how much work it would take on the real highways! Not that he would probably have objected, however...
The way in and out of our estate is currently blocked by roadworks to provide us with Fibre to the Cabinet. This should at provide some competition for Virgin Media, though its performance will still be a fair way short of cable broadband.
It'll be nice when it's all finished, though.