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Government wants all Scots to have access to high speed broadband

Deputy First Minister John Swinney is calling on the UK Government to implement a Universal Service Obligation (USO) for broadband services. In a letter to the UK Minister for the Digital Economy, Ed Vaizey, Mr...

From the Royal Mile to Infinity – but not beyond!

 Just off the Royal Mile in Edinburgh's Old Town two thriving businesses are working away in buildings which are centuries old. Both of  these businesses depend on having quick access to the internet, but...

Digital society excludes deprived communities

 Scotland’s most marginalised communities being denied the opportunities offered by a digital societyDeprivation in Scotland has a far more significant effect on broadband uptake than geography or connection speeds, and extremes of digital exclusion...

Commsworld aim to fill the internet void in central Edinburgh

Capital’s Internet Black Hole Tackled to End Web ‘Not Spot’ Thousands of businesses in Edinburgh city centre are to be offered a solution to an ‘internet black hole’ problem that is crippling their efforts to...

Superfast broadband for Edinburgh

Funding being made available by the UK Government will mean that by spring 2015 many small to medium sized businesses in Edinburgh will enjoy superfast broadband according to the council.The funding announcement of £5.5m...

Government to spend £264million on broadband rollout across Scotland

Hundreds of thousands of households and businesses across Scotland are set to reap the rewards of high-speed fibre broadband thanks to a £264 million investment announced today by Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.The project...

Plan submitted for Super connected Edinburgh

A plan to bring 90% of Edinburgh residents and businesses high speed broadband by 2015 was submitted to the UK Government today.Estimated funding for this as well as enhanced wireless zones in key streets, squares and...

BT and superfast Broadband – the race is on

BT has called on Scottish communities to compete in a unique race for super-fast broadband.Households and businesses will be able to demonstrate local demand for super-fast fibre broadband by taking part in...

Super fast broadband promised

BT announced this week that 33,000 more homes and businesses in Scotland will be next to benefit from its £2.5 billion plans for super-fast broadband.Six more exchange areas will be upgraded by...


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