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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.


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 per premise does […]

December 17th, 2018|Categories: 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 upgraded […]

October 25th, 2018|Categories: 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 been made […]

May 3rd, 2018|Categories: 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 and […]

April 9th, 2018|Categories: 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 get fibre […]

March 20th, 2018|Categories: News|