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Business broadband grant scheme coming to an end

April 10, 2019 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Marches and Gloucestershire Broadband Grant scheme gives eligible businesses up to £25,000 to fund the capital costs of installing a superfast broadband connection. The Scheme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. If you run a business and are … Continue reading »

Airband case study: site owner

October 3, 2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

This case study provides an insight into the experiences of a landowner who has given permission for Airband to install a transmitter on his land as part of the Connecting Shropshire broadband programme. Please click the link: Airband case study … Continue reading »

Airband case study: mast installation

October 2, 2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

This case study provides an overview of the process for installing an Airband mast as part of the Connecting Shropshire broadband programme. Please click the link: Airband case study mast installation

Farming with superfast broadband in Bridgnorth

July 9, 2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Arable farmer, Andrew Williamson, lives on a 900-acre family farm a mile outside Middleton Scriven, with wife Caroline and three children. Middleton Scriven is a small rural village six miles south of Bridgnorth. Andrew’s family have been farming here since 1944, growing … Continue reading »

SWS continues to expand its broadband network across Shropshire

June 26, 2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Secure Web Services (SWS) has recently commissioned additional fibre backhaul in the Corvedale valley to extend its broadband coverage to thousands more properties in south Shropshire. Two similar fibre nodes, adding further coverage, are expected to be commissioned over the … Continue reading »

Case Study: GPC74 in south Shropshire

December 6, 2017 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A South Shropshire business, which specialises in a diverse range of construction and facilities management services throughout the UK, is reaping the commercial benefits of their recent upgrade to superfast fibre broadband. Robin Guest, IT Support at GPC74 Ltd, based … Continue reading »

Case Study: Hundred House Hotel, Norton

April 6, 2016 / Leave a comment / Permalink

On what was a cold, wet and windy morning, we pulled up at the Hundred House Hotel in Norton eager to get inside for shelter from the elements. We were greeted by warmth and comfort before meeting with co-owner David … Continue reading »

Case Study: Wireless broadband in the Corvedale

December 3, 2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

We recently visited Corve Barn Farm ( in the Corvedale near Much Wenlock to hear how access to a wireless broadband service has transformed the lives of the Davies family: We pulled up to Corve Barn Farm in glorious autumn sunshine … Continue reading »

Case Study – The Old Rectory B&B

October 2, 2015 / Leave a comment / Permalink

There was once a time when access to Wi-Fi was considered a luxury in hotels and B&Bs. However, as technology has developed and become central to many of our day to day lives, access to a good Wi-Fi connection is … Continue reading »

Morris Corfield Case Study

July 30, 2015 / One comment / Permalink

It’s a bright morning as we arrive in Broseley to visit Morris Corfield, a family-run supplier of agricultural equipment across Shropshire and beyond, ranging from large cultivation machinery and tractors, to log splitters and hedge trimmers. As a business, Morris … Continue reading »

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