Telford electrical company, WES was experiencing very slow broadband speeds at around 1.6mb. This made the simplest of tasks like downloading email data extremely difficult for the business.
The Kynnersley community of Telford and Wrekin are one of the latest rural communities in the borough to benefit
from new faster broadband speeds.
Over 60% of residents who can now access faster broadband have upgraded - making it the highest take up area for fibre broadband in the borough so far.
The Superfast Telford broadband partnership is celebrating the achievement of two important milestones.
Hundreds of households in one of Telford & Wrekin’s newest communities will be able to enjoy the benefits of new fibre broadband technology around nine months earlier than expected.
Telford & Wrekin Council’s cabinet is set to approve a scheme which will open up Superfast broadband to around 120 extra businesses in the borough.
Hundreds of households and businesses in historic Ironbridge will be able to connect to faster fibre broadband earlier than expected as part of the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.
The broadband partnership reaches 1,000 homes and businesses in just three months
Creative youngsters from a Telford and Wrekin school are helping to spread the word about the benefits of superfast fibre broadband …with a little help from their new internet friend.
More than 50 Telford and Wrekin businesses have taken advantage of the government’s Broadband Connection Voucher scheme. The scheme, which is now closed, was promoted by Telford & Wrekin Council.
Telford & Wrekin Council is working closely with BT to minimise disruption to the borough’s motorists, commuters and visitors as the Superfast Telford roll out continues to gather momentum.
Residents and businesses have received a major boost with the news that engineering work is now well under way on the £5.6m programme to rollout superfast broadband across Telford and Wrekin.
Dawley, Oakengates and Great Bolas announced as the first communities in the borough that will benefit from the programme.
£146,000 has been made available to allow continued delivery of the Women and Broadband project following a successful bid from Connecting Shropshire, Superfast Staffordshire and Superfast Telford.
A £5.6 million programme to roll out superfast broadband across Telford and Wrekin will take a big step forward on Friday – when a major engineering partnership contract is signed with BT.
Telford & Wrekin Council has launched a public consultation on its Implementation plans for the roll-out of Superfast Broadband.