With the closing date for registrations looming (30 August 2019) book now to attend our National Rural Conference, (in association with the CCRI), in Cheltenham on 3rd & 4th September) here. The keynote speaker for the conference is the Rt Hon Lord Foster of Bath, Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy.
The vulnerability service aims to disseminate information about three key rural issues: fuel poverty, broadband and rural transport.
Internet company Gigaclear is set to buy the assets of Aylesbury Vale District Council's troubled broadband business, Aylesbury Vale Broadband.
Residents in Mid Suffolk are being asked to complete a survey rating their broadband connection and stating what they would do with it, if it was faster. (Bury Free Press)
Rural parts of South Kesteven will be targeted in the third phase of the Lincolnshire Broadband Programme.
Villagers on the North York Moors are celebrating after the long-awaited arrival of superfast broadband.
(Darlington & Stockton Times)
A community group has worked with Network Rail to provide a better broadband service to villagers.
Aylesbury Vale District Council has agreed to conduct an independent inquiry into the controversial Aylesbury Vale Broadband.
A rural community broadband scheme has installed its first fibre cabinet in South Norfolk.
Over 700,000 properties have been connected to superfast broadband since a Welsh government project was set up in 2013.
A rural Angus hotel has been told it would cost £80,000 to install a superfast broadband internet connection.
Plans have been drawn up to help 6,749 Doncaster residents who cannot access superfast broadband.
New research suggests rural businesses are struggling to find the right skills to make the most of digital technology.
Farmers are among more than 1m UK homes and business languishing on slow broadband connections.
The UK's digital divide has narrowed but more than one million homes and offices still struggle to get good broadband, says an Ofcom report.
Homes and businesses will have a legal right to demand faster broadband speed by 2020, the government has said. (BBC Online)
BT has been dealt a blow by the government after its offer to connect 1.1 million rural homes to superfast broadband was rejected.
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