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.
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 been made […]
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 and […]
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 get fibre […]
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 […]
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 […]