BRINGING SUPERFAST BROADBAND TO OUR RURAL AREAS
In preparation for the next stages of the broadband rollout the CSW Broadband project has asked BT to carry out further modelling, based on a spend of £9.5m. This will bring coverage to some of the areas that will not achieve superfast speeds in either Contract 1 or Contract 2, Part 1.
As with previous modelling, it will be some time before the data is received, processed and is ready for publication.
The CSW Broadband project team will continue to keep residents and businesses informed through future newsletters, social media and on the project website. If you have registered for further updates (as opposed to simply signing up for the newsletter) then the team will have your full contact details in their system and can email you when they know what is happening in your area. If you have not yet registered your full details, you can do so by visiting: www.cswbroadband.org.uk/get-involved/register-for-more-information
A reminder that the team are also still looking for additional local broadband champions to help spread the news once upgrades are due to take place in an area. To find out more or to register as a Champion go to www.cswbroadband.org.uk/get-involved/become-a-community-champion
Superfast broadband is available in parts of Shrewley - cabinets have been upgraded, meaning that many properties can now order the improved service.
What should residents do now?
1. Check which cabinet their property is connected to and whether is has gone live, by going to www.dslchecker.bt.com and entering their landline number
2. Sign up with an Internet Service Provider for superfast services. They should remember to check different providers for the best rates to meet their needs. For more information residents should check out an independent reviewer such as: http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/phones/cheap-broadband