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Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Scotland

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Scotland

Press Releases   •   Feb 25, 2019 12:00 GMT

More premises across Scotland can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. More premises in more remote areas are now able to connect and the Digital Scotland take-up rates currently stands at 48%. However this still means hundreds of thousands of people could be benefitting, but aren’t.

Edenside Primary School pupils get a lesson with fibre broadband

Edenside Primary School pupils get a lesson with fibre broadband

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 10:00 GMT

Pupils from Edenside Primary School in Kelso have been learning about technology aboard the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband Fibre Showcase. More than 36,100 premises across the Borders are now able to connect to the Digital Scotland network, which has reached Camptown for the first time, with more coverage being rolled out in places like Bonchester Bridge, Duns, West Linton and Leitholm.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates more fibre broadband in South Ayrshire

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates more fibre broadband in South Ayrshire

Press Releases   •   Dec 03, 2018 10:00 GMT

The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team is celebrating the latest fibre broadband availability in Girvan, South Ayrshire. They were joined by senior pupils from Girvan Primary School to unveil the latest fibre street cabinet that serves part of the local area. The Girvan premises are among more than 16,700 across South Ayrshire now able to connect to the Digital Scotland network.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Fife - as Secret Bunker goes ultrafast…

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Fife - as Secret Bunker goes ultrafast…

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2018 10:30 GMT

More premises across Fife can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. To unveil the latest upgrades, the Digital Scotland team visited Scotland’s Secret Bunker near St Andrews. The Cold War era tourist attraction is among the first premises in the area to upgrade to ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) technology.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Dumfries and Galloway

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across Dumfries and Galloway

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 12:40 GMT

More premises across Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout, which has now reached Carsluith for the first time, with more coverage being rolled out in Sanquhar and Port William.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across South Ayrshire

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates latest fibre broadband availability across South Ayrshire

Press Releases   •   Nov 13, 2018 10:00 GMT

More premises across South Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. Barr is one of the latest South Ayrshire villages to benefit from the rollout, and local pupils helped to unveil the latest upgrades.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband launches new Borders campaign

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband launches new Borders campaign

Press Releases   •   Nov 01, 2018 10:00 GMT

A new phase of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband ‘Up your Street’ campaign has kicked off in the Scottish Borders to encourage more residents to sign up to fibre broadband and enjoy its many benefits. Councillor Mark Rowley and senior pupils from Philiphaugh Community School in Selkirk helped the Digital Scotland team to launch the campaign this week.

Budding engineer Cameron proves a class act

Budding engineer Cameron proves a class act

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2018 10:00 GMT

Engineering-mad schoolboy Cameron Francis had his wish come true this week when he and his Glasgow classmates got an exclusive lesson in engineering. The nine-year-old from Glasgow wrote to Openreach asking if he could visit his local telephone exchange, signing off as Cameron Francis. Openreach teamed up with Digital Scotland to give Cameron and his classmates a day to remember.

Minister celebrates in rural Perthshire as Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches 900,000 premises

Minister celebrates in rural Perthshire as Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches 900,000 premises

Press Releases   •   Aug 14, 2018 11:00 BST

More than 900,000 premises across Scotland are now able to connect to fibre broadband thanks to the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband roll-out. The milestone was announced by Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity Michael Matheson in rural Perthshire today.

Fibre fun for Glenfarg thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Fibre fun for Glenfarg thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Press Releases   •   Aug 09, 2018 12:00 BST

More than 520 homes and businesses in Glenfarg are able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. The Digital Scotland team celebrated fibre availability in the Perth and Kinross village this week as they visited a fibre street cabinet that serves part of the local area.

Highlands and Islands superfast broadband roll-out hits heights and reaches further

Highlands and Islands superfast broadband roll-out hits heights and reaches further

Press Releases   •   Aug 06, 2018 14:00 BST

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced 25,000 more Highlands and Islands homes and businesses than originally planned will be able to access superfast broadband through the Digital Scotland roll out.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband availability across North Ayrshire

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband availability across North Ayrshire

Press Releases   •   Jun 13, 2018 10:00 BST

More than 25,700 homes and businesses across North Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The team was out and about in Ardrossan and Saltcoats this week to spread the word.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband availability across West Lothian

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband availability across West Lothian

Press Releases   •   Jun 11, 2018 12:00 BST

More than 22,400 homes and businesses across West Lothian can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The Digital Scotland team were out and about in Whitburn and Linlithgow this week to promote the widespread coverage, which includes properties in Westfield, Winchburgh and Whitburn.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of the Scottish Borders

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of the Scottish Borders

Press Releases   •   Jun 06, 2018 10:00 BST

More premises across the Scottish Borders can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The new network has arrived in Nether Blainslie, Gordon and Smailholm for the first time, while some properties in places like Lilliesleaf, Roxburgh, Philiphaugh, Bowhill, Crailing and Paxton can get ultrafast Fibre-to-the-Premises.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of South Lanarkshire

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of South Lanarkshire

Press Releases   •   Jun 04, 2018 10:00 BST

More premises across South Lanarkshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The programme has now reached more properties in places like Rutherglen, Cambuslang, Hamilton, Thorntonhall and Lesmahagow.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Dumfries and Galloway

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Dumfries and Galloway

Press Releases   •   May 31, 2018 12:00 BST

More premises across Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The programme has extended to Dundrennan for the first time, while ultrafast FTTP has been used to reach some properties in places like Cummertrees, Collin, Gatehouse, Kirkgunzeon, Kirkcudbright, Newton Stewart and Lochmaben.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband across Clackmannanshire

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband across Clackmannanshire

Press Releases   •   May 25, 2018 11:00 BST

The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team was out and about in Tillicoultry and Alloa this week as they continued their ‘Up your Street’ campaign. More than 7,300 Clacks homes and businesses can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million rollout, with Tillicoultry, Dollar, Pool of Muckhart and parts of Alloa among the areas to benefit.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Glasgow

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Glasgow

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 11:00 BST

To help promote the fact that fibre broadband is widely available in Glasgow, the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team were out and about in Maryhill this week to continue their ‘Up your Street’ campaign. More than 88,000 homes and businesses across Glasgow can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million rollout.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband availability across Falkirk

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband celebrates fibre broadband availability across Falkirk

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 10:30 BST

To help promote the fact that fibre broadband is widely available in Falkirk, the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team were out and about in Larbert and Polmont this week to continue their ‘Up your Street’ campaign. More than 10,500 homes and businesses across the Falkirk area can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million rollout.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Aberdeenshire

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Aberdeenshire

Press Releases   •   May 24, 2018 10:00 BST

More premises across Aberdeenshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The new network has now arrived in Craigo for the first time, while other areas to receive further deployment include Whitehills, Cumniestown, Peterhead, Banchory and Fyvie.