When and where?
Connecting Shropshire broadband infrastructure deployment
Using approved public funding, Connecting Shropshire has commissioned Airband and Openreach to install infrastructure capable of providing Shropshire premises with access to superfast broadband*.
Once faster broadband infrastructure becomes available, you’ll need to upgrade your connection. Broadband speeds won’t increase automatically.
Airband have a contract to cover 12,000 premises by 2021. To find out if you’re in Airband’s current or planned coverage area, please call 01952 980123 or enter your postcode on their website: https://home.airband.co.uk/coverage/
To find out if you’re in Openreach’s current or planned coverage area, please enter your landline number or postcode on their website:
This link also enables you to check Openreach’s commercial deployment plans.
Other broadband infrastructure providers in Shropshire
The following providers are not publicly funded by Shropshire Council, but they do provide a broadband service to Shropshire premises.
Full Fibre Limited
Since 2019, Full Fibre Limited have been installing their broadband infrastructure in parts of Shrewsbury. To check coverage, go to: https://www.ineedfibre.com/
Secure Web Services (SWS)
Secure Web Services has infrastructure that provides around 25,000 premises in the Shropshire Council area with access to superfast broadband* (mainly in the west of the county). To check coverage, go to: http://www.securewebservices.co.uk/coverage/
Userve Internet has infrastructure that provides premises in the Shropshire Council area with access to broadband. To check coverage, go to: https://www.userve.net/wireless/
Virgin Media has infrastructure that currently provides premises in the Albrighton & Shifnal areas with access to superfast broadband*.
Virgin Media are currently installing their infrastructure in parts of Shrewsbury and the first areas are expected to go live in summer 2020.
To check coverage, go to: http://www.virginmedia.com/shop/broadband/
* Superfast broadband is defined as a download speed of at least 30mbps