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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 »

July 2019 programme update

July 10, 2019 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Connecting Shropshire on the following: Introduction from Cllr. Lee Chapman, Shropshire Council’s Cabinet member for Organisational Transformation and Digital Infrastructure Contract 2 update – Openreach Contract 3 update – Airband Ofcom’s Broadband Safety Net to start in March 2020 … Continue reading »

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 »

SWS Broadband update:

March 27, 2019 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Shropshire company, Secure Web Services (SWS), continue to build their fixed wireless broadband network to extend coverage in the south-west of Shropshire.  In total, SWS now provides access to broadband for over 40,000 properties in Shropshire and Powys. In March 2019, SWS Broadband was … Continue reading »

SWS case study: Asbatch Farm

December 3, 2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

This case study details the multiple benefits to a livestock farm in south Shropshire of being able to take a superfast broadband connection from Secure Web Services. Please click the link to read more: 20181120 Asbatch Farm – CASE STUDY

September 2018 update

September 18, 2018 / Leave a comment / Permalink

News from Connecting Shropshire on the following: Programme update Contract 3 update – Airband Contract 2 update – Openreach 90% superfast broadband coverage in the Shropshire Council area Broadband availability on new housing developments Broadband grants available to eligible businesses – … Continue reading »

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