Phase 3 programme: Improving broadband speeds
Together with our partner, BT Openreach, we’ve so far provided superfast broadband access to more than 98% of households and businesses. But there’s further to go.
We have therefore secured funding for a third phase of work which will bring ultrafast and Next Generation Access broadband to even more homes and businesses in South Gloucestershire. Following is our blog in which we’ll keep you updated on the progress of the programme.
Premises update for Phase 3 fibre broadband rollout
As part of the existing contractual provision, South Gloucestershire Council advises that the following premises were classed as ‘white’ in the Speed and Coverage Template (SCT), ie; were part of the approved intervention area, and will benefit from an NGA (Next Generation Access) service as part of the Phase 3 Fibre Broadband rollout:
Whitegate Lodge, Old […]
Project Gigabit Delivery Plan update
BDUK have shared full details about the changes they are making to the voucher scheme which have been shared in the Project Gigabit Delivery Plan – Autumn Update 2022 published on Thursday 1 December.
- increasing standard maximum voucher values for residents and businesses from £1,500 and £3,500 respectively to £4,500 for […]
Project Gigabit – Public Review Launch in Lot 30 Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire, including Swindon
The government is on a mission to deliver lightning-fast, reliable broadband to everyone in the UK and is investing £5 billion in Project Gigabit to ensure that hard-to-reach communities are not left out. Building Digital UK (BDUK) is carrying out a Public Review to help identify areas in Lot 30 Wiltshire and South Gloucestershire, including […]
Broadband case study – Community Fibre Partnerships
Openreach are working to improve their network to get faster fibre broadband to as many people in the UK as possible. However, there are some areas which they don’t currently plan to upgrade, or areas already upgraded to fibre where people want to have an even faster internet connection. In these instances, a potential solution […]
Phase 3B premises
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 […]