Connecting Shropshire

Welcome to Connecting Shropshire

Connecting Shropshire is a government supported programme bringing faster broadband to the parts of the Shropshire Council area where it isn’t economically viable for commercial companies to provide it.

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Broadband in focus

The Hundred House Hotel in Norton now has fibre broadband, so we asked co-owner David Phillips if upgrading to fibre is something he’d recommend. David replied: “It can only be a good thing, so for me it was an obvious decision. It’s not costing us any more than standard broadband and we’re getting a much better service for our money. Add this to the opportunity fibre broadband brings, it’s a no-brainer!” To read more on this story, go to:

http://connectingshropshire.co.uk/2016/04/case-study-hundred-house-hotel-Norton/

Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme

If your property gets a download speed of 2mbps or less, you can apply to the Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme for support towards the cost of the installation of a fixed wireless/satellite broadband connection so that a basic broadband service can be purchased for a first year cost of no more than £400 (taking account of any up-front costs and the 12 month service charges).

For more details, see: http://connectingshropshire.co.uk/basic-broadband-subsidy-scheme/