The following table is a list of premises that are being upgraded as part of the Phase 3B Superfast Broadband Programme. Some of these (labelled Approved - CRFS) have been completed and are ready for residents to contact their ISP (Internet Service Provider) and place an order. Some of these are in build, whilst some [...]
5G mobile technology: a guide The government has issued the following guide to 5G mobile technology.
More financial help for rural homes and businesses to get top-of-the-range broadband speeds At the weekend (12 September 2020), the government announced that more than £22 million of additional funding is being invested into the broadband voucher scheme, which subsidises the costs of building gigabit-capable broadband networks to hard-to-reach areas. Full announcement from GOV [...]
Superfast Broadband Phase 3A and Phase 3B The Phase 3 Superfast Broadband Project completed on 31 March 2020. More than 2,300 premises across South Gloucestershire now have access to superfast fibre broadband as a result of the Phase 3 Project, which will now be known as Phase 3A. More good news is that the [...]
The Better Broadband Voucher Scheme is now closed. On 20 March 2020 Ofcom launched the broadband Universal Service Obligation to be delivered by BT and KCOM. Further details are available on the Ofcom website.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]