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Superfast crowdfunding appeal brings high-speed broadband to Giffnock community

Superfast crowdfunding appeal brings high-speed broadband to Giffnock community

Press releases   •   Oct 30, 2017 10:00 GMT

People living in a new housing development near Giffnock are set for a major broadband boost - thanks to a superfast crowdfunding appeal and Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnership scheme. Glenmill resident Nav Sadiq used the crowdfunding service Spacehive to raise the money needed to co-fund the project with Openreach within a week.

Fibre boost for Giffnock thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Fibre boost for Giffnock thanks to Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband

Press releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 10:00 BST

More than 800 homes and businesses in Giffnock are now able to connect to high-speed fibre broadband thanks to the £428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Pupils from Braidbar Primary School joined the Digital Scotland team to unveil the latest fibre availability in the East Renfrewshire town this week.