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Completion of phase 2 Superfast Extension Programme

We are pleased to confirm that the Phase 2 Superfast Extension Programme (SEP) has now been completed. Following on from the Phase 1 Superfast Broadband Project, which delivered superfast broadband to more than 18,000 homes and businesses in South Gloucestershire, the Phase 2 SEP has continued to push fibre broadband across the area and [...]

2018-10-25T08:01:08+00:00 October 25th, 2018|News, Uncategorised|

Broadband rollout update: April 18

Over the past month we have been working hard with our partner Openreach and Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) to resolve some of the more complex issues we’ve experienced as part of phase 2 of the fibre broadband deployment, which have delayed the rollout in some areas. Whilst the issues are complex, good progress has [...]

2018-05-03T13:05:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Deployment, News|

Broadband rollout update: March 18

To date, working with our partner, BT Openreach, we’ve made significant progress in bringing faster broadband to more and more parts of South Gloucestershire, with over 20,000 homes and businesses now able to access superfast fibre broadband. However, with an infrastructure project of this size and complexity, we will inevitably sometimes experience unforeseen setbacks [...]

2018-04-09T09:50:23+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Deployment, News|

Broadband rollout update: February 18

Work is progressing and over the last month we’ve delivered fibre in Almondsbury, Chipping Sodbury, Downend, Thornbury, Totteroak and Wickwar. Once fibre has been laid, residents should contact their chosen Internet Service Provider (ISP) directly to see what broadband speeds and packages are available to them. Important: Not all premises within these areas will [...]

2018-04-09T08:44:03+00:00 March 20th, 2018|News|

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

The government has launched a new nationwide Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, which aims to expand the full fibre, gigabit-capable network to small and medium-sized enterprises. Local small and medium sized companies will be able to access a voucher worth £3,000 to upgrade their business broadband connection to fast and reliable gigabit speed. At the same [...]

2018-03-28T15:33:13+00:00 March 20th, 2018|News|

Phase 3: broadband is coming to even more areas

Our partner, BT Openreach has now confirmed which areas will be included within this phase of work. You can view a list of the postcodes here.All areas are subject to the standard survey and planning work which will need to be carried out. Not all premises within postcodes will be upgraded and individual householders/businesses should check [...]

2018-03-20T12:54:56+00:00 March 20th, 2018|News|

Broadband update: January 18

Work is progressing well and over the last month we’ve delivered fibre in Bradley Stoke, Chipping Sodbury, Coalpit Heath, Codrington, Dodington, Dyrham, Elberton, Hallen, Hinton, Olveston, Siston Hill, parts of Kingswood, Tytherington and Westerleigh. Residents can now place orders with their chosen Internet Service Provider (ISP) to see what broadband speeds and packages are available [...]

2018-03-20T13:04:00+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Deployment, News, Phase 2|

Better Broadband Scheme extended

The Better Broadband Scheme (BBS) has been extended and will continue to run during 2018. Residents and businesses with broadband speeds of less than 2Mbps (megabits per second) can apply for a voucher to help with the costs associated with an improved broadband solution. The voucher of up to £350 per premise does not [...]

2018-02-01T15:58:42+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Better Broadband Scheme, News|