Connecting Shropshire

Useful links

On this page we’ve gathered together a selection of links to external sites that you might find useful and informative. (Shropshire Council and the Connecting Shropshire team are not responsible for the content of, nor do they endorse any company/service or the opinions of external internet sites.)

How can I check my broadband speed?

There are various online checkers available, for example:

Tips for improving your broadband speed

Business support

Fibre on Demand

FTTP on Demand means people can order FTTP if they are connected to an FTTC cabinet regardless of whether or not they are able to order FTTC due to speed restrictions. An order will be subject to survey and additional Excess Construction Charges (ECCs).

For further information please use the following Openreach FTTP on Demand expression of interest –

Apart from Openreach, we’re only aware of two other companies currently prepared to offer this service (although there may be others that we’re unaware of), these are:


For more information, please contact Emma Daniel via email: or call: 0333 733 8050


For more information, please contact Elliott Marsh via email:


Bordering Counties broadband information

Connecting Shropshire is working with other neighbour Authorities who in most cases have similar broadband delivery projects. If you need information about what’s happening in the surrounding counties then follow these links: (Herefordshire and Gloucestershire)

Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK)