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*.
Airband have a contract to cover 14,000 premises by 2020. To find out if you’re in Airband’s current or planned coverage area, please enter your postcode on their website:
Openreach have a contract to cover 4,000 premises by summer 2018. To find out if you’re in Openreach’s current or planned coverage area, please enter your landline or postcode on their website:
This link also enables you to check Openreach’s commercial deployment plans.
Planned/current superfast broadband* coverage
Click the following link to access Connecting Shropshire’s interactive map (searchable by postcode) showing the planned/current superfast broadband coverage in the Shropshire Council area up to 2020: https://shropshire.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=ddc8d72666934ca4ab4f938050be4ee4
Other broadband infrastructure providers in Shropshire
The following providers are not publicly funded by Shropshire Council, but they did respond to our latest Open Market Review.
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/page/home_coverage/index.html?activetreelist=text_home_coverage
Virgin Media has infrastructure that provides around 3,200 premises in the Shropshire Council area with access to superfast broadband* (mainly in Albrighton & Shifnal).
To check coverage, go to: http://www.virginmedia.com/shop/broadband/
* defined as 30mbps