Fibre Broadband For Merseyside

A partnership of five councils led by Liverpool City Council has signed a £15.9m contract with BT to make high-speed fibre broadband available to 98% of homes and businesses in Merseyside by the end of July 2016. About 89% of premises should be able to access ‘superfast’ speeds of 24Mbps and above by the end … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Berkshire

Members of the six Berkshire unitary councils leading on the ‘Superfast Berkshire’ project and the Local Enterprise Partnership have signed a contract with BT that will see high-speed fibre broadband becoming available to around 91% of premises across Berkshire by the end of September 2015. The £8.06 million project is receiving £2.03m investment from BDUK, … Read more

Fibre Broadband For East Riding of Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has signed a £14 million deal with BT to bring high-speed fibre broadband to 42,000 premises in the East Riding of Yorkshire by December 2015. The Council has not divulged what percentage of premises this equates to. BT is contributing £4 million towards fibre deployment in “non-commercial” areas, which together … Read more

Fibre Broadband For West Yorkshire

A £21.96 million contract has been signed between four West Yorkshire local authorities and BT to extend high-speed fibre broadband to 97% of households and businesses “across the majority” of West Yorkshire by the end of autumn 2015. BT is contributing £12.58 million to the project, with the four local authorities contributing £970,000. Alongside this … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Milton Keynes and Central Bedfordshire

A £12 million contract between Milton Keynes Council, Central Bedfordshire Council, Bedford Borough Council  and BT has been signed to bring fibre broadband to 91% of premises in Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Milton Keynes by spring 2016. Of the 33,000 homes to benefit, about 32,000 of these will benefit from speeds of at least … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Leicestershire

Leicestershire County Council has signed a £16.9 million contract with BT to bring fibre broadband to 95% of homes and businesses in Leicestershire by the end of March 2016. Leicestershire County Council is investing £4.1 million as part of the deal, with £3.3 million from the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funds and £1.23 million … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Essex

Essex County Council has signed a deal with BT to extend fibre broadband to around 87% of Essex by the end of summer 2016. This means that Essex will fall significantly behind the original target in Essex of 90% of premises gaining access to superfast speeds by 2015. Essex County Council is committing £6.46m to … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Derbyshire

Derbyshire County Council has signed a £27.67 million contract to bring fibre broadband to more than 95% of homes and businesses in Derbyshire by the end of 2016. BT is contributing £12.87m to the project while Derbyshire County Council is contributing £4.9m. A further £7.4m is coming from the Government’s BDUK funds as well as … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire County Council has signed a £20m contract with BT to extent high-speed fibre broadband to 95% of Nottinghamshire homes and businesses by the end of March 2016. Nottinghamshire County Council is investing £2.5 million and also won a bid for an additional £2.7 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). BDUK is contributing … Read more

Superfast Broadband For Worcestershire

Worcestershire County Council has signed a £20m contract to bring superfast broadband (with speeds of 24 Mbps or greater) to 90% of Worcestershire homes and businesses by the end of spring 2014. Worcestershire County Council is contributing up to £8.5 million, with an additional £3.35 million coming from the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funds. … Read more

Superfast Broadband For Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire County Council has signed a £25m contract with BT to bring access to superfast broadband speeds of 24 Mbps and above to at least 90% of all premises in Oxfordshire by the end of 2015. The £25m million programme is made up of £10m from the council, £4m from the UK Government and £11m … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Dorset

Dorset County Council

On 10th July 2013, Dorset County Council signed a £31.75 million contract with BT to bring fibre broadband to 97% of premises in Dorset within three and a half years. It is expected that 95% of premises will have access to “superfast speeds” of at least 24 Mbps. BT will contribute £12.87 million towards the … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire

Connected Counties

Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire County Councils have signed an £18.06 million contract with BT, to bring fibre broadband to “more than 90%”of premises in the two counties by the end of March 2016. BT is contributing £8.6 million to the project while Hertfordshire County Council and Buckinghamshire County Council are contributing £1.61 million and £3.7 million, … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Warwickshire

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CSW Broadband, a partnership of eight local authorities led by Warwickshire County Council, has agreed a £14.57 million deal with BT to deliver fibre broadband to around 91% of premises of Warwickshire by spring 2016. Fibre coverage will also be extended to 92% in Coventry and 96% in Solihull. BT is contributing £5.67 million towards … Read more

Superfast Broadband For East Sussex

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East Sussex County Council has signed a £35.44 million project with BT to bring superfast broadband (offering speeds of at least 24 Mbps) to 96% of homes and businesses in East Sussex by the beginning of summer 2016. Overall, the project will deliver fibre broadband to 99% of premises. BT is contributing £9.8m towards the … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Staffordshire

Superfast Staffordshire

The Staffordshire Broadband project has signed a £27.4 million deal with BT to deliver high-speed fibre broadband to around 97% of homes and businesses in Staffordshire by spring 2016. Around 95% will have access to superfast broadband speeds of 24 Mbps and above. BT is contributing £12.47 million to the project. The county council is investing … Read more

Fibre Broadband For West Sussex

West Sussex broadband

West Sussex County Council has signed a £20m deal with BT. Fibre broadband will be rolled out to about 98% of West Sussex homes and businesses by the start of spring 2016. BT is contributing £7.6m towards the overall cost of deployment while West Sussex County Council is contributing £6.26m. £6.26m is also coming from … Read more

Fibre Broadband For Cheshire

Connecting Cheshire

BT has signed a contract for £28.5 million to provide high-speed fibre broadband to around 96% of Cheshire homes and businesses by the end of 2016. BT is contributing £9m while The Connecting Cheshire Partnership is contributing £1.85m, with a further £4m coming from the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) funds and £13.6m from the European … Read more