Connecting Shropshire

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Meet the Engineers

May 30, 2014 / 3 comments / Permalink

One sunny/rainy day (depending on when you looked out the window), we hitched a ride with some nice chaps from BT to go and meet some of the Openreach engineers who are working on the Connecting Shropshire project to bring … Continue reading »

Connecting Shropshire reaches first anniversary

March 27, 2014 / 4 comments / Permalink

Albrighton, Cosford, Halfway House, Minsterley, Pontesbury, Westbury and Yockleton are latest communities to ‘go live’ The multi-million pound Connecting Shropshire partnership rolling out faster fibre broadband across the county continues to gain momentum, partners Shropshire Council and BT confirmed as … Continue reading »

Timetable of fibre broadband roll-out for next 14 months announced

February 7, 2014 / 110 comments / Permalink

Programme moves up a gear during 2014 as work begins in 25 more areas Work has begun in the next 25 exchange areas to benefit from the £24.6 million Connecting Shropshire programme. On Friday 7th February, partners Shropshire Council and … Continue reading »

Latest communities to benefit from Connecting Shropshire broadband partnership are announced

January 21, 2014 / 8 comments / Permalink

Fibre broadband coming soon to 18 more Shropshire communities  The next communities to benefit from the £24.6 million Connecting Shropshire fibre broadband partnership were announced today by Shropshire Council and BT. Alberbury, Aston on Clun, Boningale, Clungunford, Cosford, Cross Lane … Continue reading »


January 15, 2014 / Leave a comment / Permalink

Battlefield Enterprise Park becomes first in the county to start to benefit from £24.6m partnership between Shropshire Council and BT;  Businesses invited to event to gain insight into benefits of fibre broadband  The new roadside cabinet provides access to fibre … Continue reading »


December 18, 2013 / 2 comments / Permalink

Fibre based broadband has arrived in Montford Bridge, Connecting Shropshire announced today. More than 160 homes and businesses in Montford Bridge will have access to the new fibre enabled network as the first roadside cabinet to be funded by the … Continue reading »

Update – November 2013

November 15, 2013 / 2 comments / Permalink

First communities announced We’ve just announced that from early 2014, fibre based broadband, with many premises receiving speeds of more than 24 megabits per second (mbps), will start to become available to homes and businesses in Montford Bridge, Montford, Bicton, … Continue reading »

First communities to benefit from multi-million pound Connecting Shropshire broadband programme are announced

October 24, 2013 / 15 comments / Permalink

The first rural communities to benefit from the £24.6 million Connecting Shropshire broadband programme were today named by Shropshire Council and BT. From early 2014, high-speed fibre based broadband with speeds of more than 24 megabits per second (mbps) will … Continue reading »

Update – August 2013

August 29, 2013 / 14 comments / Permalink

Since our last update in June, the Connecting Shropshire programme has continued at pace. As a result of this partnership work we anticipate being able to announce some of the early communities that will benefit from access to fibre based … Continue reading »

Update – June 2013

June 24, 2013 / 8 comments / Permalink

We’re working hard to get things moving – read all about the latest developments here. Continue reading »

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