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October 2019 update

Phase 3 fibre broadband deployment across South Gloucestershire continues to make good progress, with a number of areas now able to access superfast fibre broadband as a result of the project. Openreach will continue with the work over the coming months, with Phase 3 deployment due to complete in June 2020. You can check [...]

2019-10-01T11:20:39+00:00 October 1st, 2019|News|

June 19 update

We are continuing to work with our partners Openreach on our Phase 3 fibre broadband rollout. We are working through some contractual processes with Openreach and Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK), and looking at those areas where broadband coverage needs to be improved, to see what solutions are available.We’ve so far provided superfast broadband access to [...]

2019-06-05T14:02:04+00:00 June 5th, 2019|News, Uncategorised|

Deployment plan agreed: Broadband rollout to continue shortly

Following the agreement of a new deployment plan, in coordination with our partner, BT Openreach, we will resume groundworks to bring superfast broadband to more rural areas across South Gloucestershire from late April. We have already delivered broadband access to 96% of the local population, but are committed to our target of 100% fibre [...]

2019-04-01T08:54:22+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Deployment, News|

Better Broadband extended

The Better Broadband Scheme has been extended and will continue to run until 31 December 2019. Through the scheme, 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 [...]

2018-12-17T10:03:25+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Better Broadband Scheme, News|

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|