The Universal Service Obligation (USO) came into effect in March 2020 giving you the right to a 10 Mbps broadband connection Details on the USO and how to apply are given here Check your current broadband speeds here
A broadband voucher scheme is due to launch in summer 2020 for poorly served areas, and will include an online ‘premises level’ eligibility checker Further information is available here
An update on the R100 broadband programme from the programme director here
[tap heading for links] A new voucher scheme will be launched later in 2020 to be accessible to homes and businesses “not able to access superfast broadband through the R100 programme by the end of 2021, even if R100 will ultimately reach them” More details here and...
An overview of the R100 programme to deliver superfast broadband to every home and business in Scotland by 2021 (here) [tap heading for links]
BT is the only bidder for the South Lot, due for award “later this year” Estimated value £133 million for 26,090 properties Further information here and here [tap heading for links]