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Project Gigabit – Open Market Review in Herefordshire & Gloucestershire 6th April 2022 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 full article Ultrafast Broadband Reaches Cinderford 23rd March 2022 Full Fibre’s Fibre Heroes take their next step in providing Cinderford with high quality, ultrafast internet. Wholesale network provider, Full Fibre’s Fibre Heroes set their cabinet live in Cinderford taking the next steps to make their services available to residents and businesses of the underserved town with access to internet speeds up to 1,000Mbps. Read full article Gloucestershire County Council Decision 11th February 2022 In December Gloucestershire County Council agreed changes to the existing delivery contracts awarded to Gigaclear, as the company was finding it increasingly difficult to achieve their contractual commitments in some of the more challenging areas to build. Read full article Gloucestershire County Council Decision Pending 30th November 2021 Fastershire is awaiting a decision from Gloucestershire County Council about proposed changes to the delivery programme. A number of changes have been proposed to contracts awarded to Gigaclear which will impact some of Gloucestershire’s rural communities. These affected properties are listed on the website address checker as “under review”. Read full article Herefordshire Council Decision 25th November 2021 Herefordshire Council has approved the decision to join a new government scheme to expand gigabit coverage (1000mbps) across the southern half of the county. Read full article Complete Utilities Ceases Trading 2nd November 2021 We have been informed that one of Gigaclear’s contractors, Complete Utilities Limited, have ceased trading with immediate effect. Gigaclear are actively working to understand and manage the consequences that this news will have on their current builds in the Fastershire region. Read full article Broadband delivery challenges for parts of Gigaclear’s rollout 8th October 2021 Over 93% of premises across Herefordshire can now access superfast broadband. However, the rollout of fibre to reach remaining properties in some of the most rural parts of the county is challenging. Read full article Herefordshire Council’s Digital Strategy Consultation 6th October 2021 As an individual, business or voluntary and community organisation working with Herefordshire residents, Herefordshire Council would like your input to shape the council’s digital strategy and online services. Read full article Broadband Boost for Bovine Business 31st August 2021 Showle Court, a working dairy farm in Monkhide, is the latest Herefordshire property to gain access to a new gigabit capable broadband connection. Showle Court is one of hundreds of properties in Monkhide,Yarkhill and the surrounding area that can now access a Fibre to the Premise (FTTP) gigabit capable broadband connection built as part of the Fastershire project. Read full article
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