What's going on with Broadband in Hampshire?
There have been many questions going around about superfast broadband in Hampshire. This page has been designed to answer a few of them...
Comms UK goal is to provide the best option for your business; whether you need standard Broadband (ADSL) or Fibre (high-speed-broadband) or a lease line.
Being local and knowing the area Comms UK have the local knowledge to know what is possible in terms of broadband speed in your area.
So what's the broadband situation in Hampshire?
- As we have all heard, there have been some issues raised by residents and businesses about the broadband rollout in Hampshire.
- Hampshire County Council plans to start work on phase one of its superfast broadband improvement programme, in October 2013 and to be finished by the end of March 2014.
- Hampshire have published the map for the phase one of broadband improvement programme.
- Rural Areas of Hampshire will be first to benefit from the scheme.
- The project set out by Hampshire County Council shows that superfast broadband will reach 90 percent of premises by the end of 2015 in eight phases.
- Planning is already underway for the second wave of the project to reach at least 95 percent of Hampshire by 2017.
- Hampshire County Council says superfast broadband will be available to more than 57,000 local businesses and households across the county.
- Something to note is that the broadband rollout is still on track. Following the publication of the National Audit Office (NAO) report 'The Rural Broadband Programme', Hampshire County Council have reassured residents and business owners who currently experience slow broadband that the programme to bring improvements is still on track.
This page will be updated regularly with news as we get it. Also with any further information that we come across.
If you are adversely affected by the rollout of superfast broadband then there are alternative broadband solutions. If you have any questions feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help.