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Rural broadband roll-out reaching further

Rural broadband roll-out reaching further

Press Releases   •   Jun 16, 2017 10:00 BST

More than 160,000 homes and businesses in the Highlands and Islands are now part of the high speed fibre broadband network, thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) roll-out. The roll-out contract, being led by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and delivered on the ground by Openreach, the UK’s leading digital infrastructure provider, has passed its original coverage target.

Rollout reaches new milestone

Rollout reaches new milestone

Press Releases   •   Jun 14, 2017 11:30 BST

More than 750,000 Scottish homes and businesses can now connect to fibre broadband thanks to the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. It means that more than 90% of Scotland now has access to fibre broadband thanks to the partnership programme and commercial deployment.

Fibre boost for Colinton thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Fibre boost for Colinton thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2017 13:00 BST

More than 1,000 homes and businesses in Colinton, Edinburgh are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. The Digital Scotland team unveiled one of the new fibre street cabinets that will serve part of the village last week with Ian Henderson from the Colinton Inn and Bistro.

Woodilee broadband campaigners set for superfast boost

Woodilee broadband campaigners set for superfast boost

Press Releases   •   Mar 27, 2017 11:00 BST

Superfast broadband is coming to more homes in Woodilee near Kirkintilloch after a successful community campaign for faster speeds. Residents in 59 local households will be able to order new high-speed fibre broadband services for the first time, thanks to a partnership between the community and BT.