The government is on a mission to deliver lightning-fast, reliable broadband to everyone in the UK and is investing £5 billion in Project Gigabit to ensure that hard-to-reach communities are not left out. Building Digital UK (BDUK) is carrying out a Public Review to help identify areas in Leicestershire, Warwickshire and surrounding areas that may be suitable for future public funding for gigabit-capable broadband.Read more Project Gigabit – Public Review Launch in Leicestershire, Warwickshire and surrounding areas
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The Government is delivering the biggest broadband upgrade in UK history, providing reliable, lightning-fast connections nationwide across the length and breadth of the UK.
Leicestershire County Council are working in collaboration with Building Digital UK (BDUK) to bring Gigabit capable broadband to rural public sector sites within Leicestershire.Read more Project Gigahubs Update
The government is on a mission to deliver lightning-fast, reliable broadband to everyone in the UK and is investing £5 billion in Project Gigabit to ensure that hard-to-reach communities are not left out.Read more Project Gigabit – Open Market Review in Leicestershire, Warwickshire and adjacent areas
More than 131,000 more homes and businesses across the East Midlands are set to benefit from a
major broadband boost thanks to a £39m investment by Openreach – the UK’s largest digital network
provider, used by the likes of BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Vodafone.
Broadband boost in East Midlands to level up 365,000 rural homes and businesses
Read more Project Gigabit Delivery Plan – Summer Update
More locations to get Full Fibre, on top of rural places announced last month
Read more £28m Leicestershire Boost for Ultrafast Full Fibre Broadband
Openreach to upgrade thousands across Leicestershire to Full Fibre
Upgrades for three million more premises in the toughest third of the UK supporting UK Government target of making Gigabit capable broadband available to 85% of country by 2025.
• Includes around 25,000 homes and businesses in Leicestershire.
The Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has launched a consultation to hear views and experiences of consumers’ broadband connectivity in rural and remote areas of the UK.Read more DCMS Consultation Launched – Improving broadband for Very Hard to Reach premises
Openreach is asking people living in parts of Leicestershire to get behind a push for faster broadband.Read more Leicestershire residents urged to pool Government-backed vouchers to secure ultrafast broadband