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Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Dalbeattie

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Dalbeattie

Press releases   •   Jun 03, 2019 09:00 BST

More premises across Dumfries and Galloway can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. The new network has arrived in Dalbeattie with more fibre now available in Kirkgunzeon, Haugh of Urr, Ringford, Dumfries, Collin, Lochmaben and Kirtlebridge.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Newmachar

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Newmachar

Press releases   •   May 31, 2019 11:00 BST

More premises across Aberdeenshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. The new network has now arrived in Newmachar, with more fibre also available in Newdeer, Portlethen, Balmedie, Fraserburgh, Rosehearty and Peterhead.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Kilmarnock

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Kilmarnock

Press releases   •   May 31, 2019 10:00 BST

More premises across East Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Thanks to the programme, more than 930,000 premises across Scotland are able to connect to the new network, which has now arrived in Kilmarnock. Other areas where more fibre broadband is now available include Fenwick and Mauchline.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in West Kilbride

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in West Kilbride

Press releases   •   May 29, 2019 10:00 BST

More premises across North Ayrshire can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Thanks to the programme, more than 930,000 premises across Scotland are able to connect to the new network, which has now arrived in West Kilbride, with more fibre broadband available in Ardrossan, Beith, Irvine and Dundonald.

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Inverkeilor

Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband is Up your Street in Inverkeilor

Press releases   •   May 21, 2019 10:00 BST

More premises across Angus can now upgrade to faster fibre broadband through the £442 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout. Thanks to the programme, more than 930,000 premises across Scotland are able to connect to the new network, which has now arrived in Inverkeilor. Other areas where more fibre broadband is now available include Kellas, Finavon and Muirhead.

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.

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.