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Broadband vouchers available for rural premises

October 12, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

The Government has a Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme to help connect rural homes and businesses to a gigabit-capable broadband network. Thanks to a top-up from Shropshire Council, the maximum funding per voucher is £7,000 for business premises and £4,000 for … Continue reading »

Newsletter, September 2020

September 17, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Connecting Shropshire on the following topics: Top-up Voucher Scheme Shropshire Council has made up to £1 million of additional funding available to ‘top-up’ the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme in partnership with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport … Continue reading »

Shropshire Council adds £1 million to rural broadband scheme

September 14, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Extra funding to help rural premises benefit from up to £7,000 for a faster broadband connection is now available in Shropshire. Shropshire Council has made up to £1 million of additional funding available to ‘top-up’ the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, … Continue reading »

Newsletter, August 2020

September 1, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Connecting Shropshire on the following topics: Market Intelligence Review update Airband Case Study: FoxTrax in Marchamley Full Fibre Case Study: Designers Collective in Shrewsbury To view, please click here

Newsletter, April 2020

April 20, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Connecting Shropshire on the following topics: What speed do I need? What speed should I be getting from my broadband provider? Launch of Ofcom’s Broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO) To view, please click on the following link: 20200420 Connecting Shropshire broadband … Continue reading »

Broadband USO

March 20, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

From 20 March 2020, Ofcom’s Broadband Universal Service Obligation (USO) provides people with the right to request a decent and affordable broadband service. The USO was introduced by the Government in the 2017 Digital Economy Bill. This service is defined … Continue reading »

Newsletter, March 2020

March 9, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Connecting Shropshire on the following topics: Launch of the Market Intelligence Review How to check superfast broadband availability To view, please click on the following link: http://connectingshropshire.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/20200309-Connecting-Shropshire-broadband-programme-update-March-2020.pdf

Newsletter, February 2020

February 17, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Connecting Shropshire on the following: Contract 3 update – Airband Contract 2 update – Openreach How to check your broadband speed To view, please click on the following link: http://connectingshropshire.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/20200217-Connecting-Shropshire-broadband-programme-update-February-2020.pdf

Neenton gets ultrafast broadband boost

January 23, 2020 / Leave a comment / Permalink

A small village in the heart of Shropshire has been given the gift of ultrafast speed broadband for 2020 thanks to the Connecting Shropshire programme. Connecting Shropshire and Airband have announced that Airband’s ultrafast fibre network is now live in … Continue reading »

Shrewsbury-based Housing Developer Embraces Full Fibre Broadband

October 30, 2019 / Leave a comment / Permalink

If you’re lucky enough to moving into a new build property, you’d expect to have all the services and mod cons to enable you to live in the 21st century. That’s why Shrewsbury property developers, SY Homes, have made a … Continue reading »

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