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Half of Digital Scotland households sign up for better broadband

Half of Digital Scotland households sign up for better broadband

Press releases   •   May 14, 2019 10:00 BST

More than half the homes and business reached by the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout have switched to faster fibre-based services, latest figures show. Across Scotland, nearly 930,000 homes and businesses have now been reached by the Digital Scotland network, with Openreach engineers continuing work on the ground during 2019.

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.

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.

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 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.

Drone helps broadband speeds to soar in Highland glen

Drone helps broadband speeds to soar in Highland glen

Press releases   •   Nov 07, 2018 10:00 GMT

Engineers building a new full-fibre broadband network in challenging Highland terrain this week drafted in a DRONE to fly cable across a river. Openreach is working with the community of Glenmazeran on an ambitious project to bring more reliable, ultrafast broadband to residents. And a Scottish engineering first was needed to reach one remote property.

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.

Remote Highland communities set to rocket to ultrafast broadband speeds

Remote Highland communities set to rocket to ultrafast broadband speeds

Press releases   •   Aug 22, 2018 00:01 BST

Remote Highland communities scattered across 26 miles of rugged terrain are set to get the UK’s fastest*, more reliable broadband – thanks to an unique partnership. The first residents are now able to order services as the new network started to go live this week.

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.

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 North Lanarkshire

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of North Lanarkshire

Press releases   •   Jun 04, 2018 10:30 BST

More premises across North Lanarkshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. The new network has arrived in Greenfoot for the first time, while areas to receive more coverage include Cumbernauld, Motherwell and Airdrie.

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 Fife

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband reaches more of Fife

Press releases   •   May 24, 2018 12:00 BST

More premises across Fife can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £428 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout. Thanks to the programme, more than 890,000 premises are able to connect to the new network, with more coverage now live across the Kingdom in places including Crail, Gauldry, Kirkcaldy, Cardenden, Anstruther and Newburgh.

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.