Fastershire is delivering faster broadband to Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. Follow the steps below to find out if you can benefit from faster broadband today.
Here's our engineers rolling out protective tubing through underground ducts. This protects the fibre cable from the elements, so once it’s in place we'll then lay the cable through the tubing.
We've now finished rock drilling in the Ross on Wye area so we can put up 6 new poles along the route where we're hanging overhead fibre cable. We had to drill into 4 feet of bedrock to stand each of the poles. This means the final homes and businesses in the area will soon be able to upgrade to fibre broadband.
More than 2,000 homes and businesses in the Newent area can now upgrade to fibre broadband. Find out here if you can upgrade.
We're out and about in Blakeney and Berkley today talking about the benefits of fibre broadband. We'll be outside Blakeney News and Convenience Store between 11am and 1pm, and then will be in the Berkeley Market Place between 2 and 5pm. Pop by if you've any questions about the fibre rollout. Looking forward to seeing you there.
This week our engineers are working in and around Blockley, Bosbury, Burghill, Canon Pyon, Eardisley, Lea, Lydney, Moreton in Marsh, Shipton under Wychwood and Upton Bishop.
This week our engineers are working in and around Burghill, Carey, Hardwicke, Kington, Moreton in Marsh, Ross on Wye and Stonehouse.
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Four cabinetshave so far been upgraded to fibre broadband in the Weobley area. Find out here how to upgrade.
The first two cabinets have now gone live in The Kington area. Some homes and businesses in Kington, Floodgates, Mahollem and Stanner can now upgrade to fibre broadband. Use our line checker to see if you can upgrade.
Thanks to the residents of Wotton Under Edge for your patience, as we've had to close sections of several roads in the centre of town while we cleared blockages in the underground duct. We've now finished this work, so can continue laying around 1km of fibre duct around the central area.
This week our engineers are working in and around Bridge Sollars, Burghill, Canon Pyon, Carey, Dymock, Eardisley, Kington, Moreton in Marsh, Ross on Wye, Shipton under Wychwood and Wormelow.
A second cabinet has now gone live in Tibberton. See if you can upgrade here.
We're running lot of fibre cable overhead in the Michaelchurch area . So far we've put up around 60 new poles to support 14km of overhead cabling and have completed around 10km of this so far.
4 cabinets have now been upgraded in the Bartestree Cross area, and more than 800 homes and businesses have access to faster broadband speeds so far. Find out if you can upgrade to fibre broadband by using our line checker.
This week our engineers are working in and around Alderton, Burghill, Eardisley, Kington, Leominster, Moccas, Stow on the Wold, Tetbury and Wormelow.
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The first fibre cabinet has now gone live in the Canon Pyon area. Find out here if you can upgrade to fibre broadband.
We're rolling out faster broadband to a number of business parks across Herefordshire and Gloucestershire as part of the Fastershire Project. There's a list of business parks where fibre broadband is available here.
7 cabinets are now live in the Bromyard area, with work carrying on in the area until the end of the year. Check here to see if you can upgrade to fibre.
Our current rollout aims to deliver 90% fibre coverage and ends at the end of 2015 in Gloucestershire and 2016 in Herefordshire. But future phases will extend that coverage even further...