Residents

Benefits for residents

So many aspects of our modern home and working lives are dependent on a fast and reliable internet connection. With superfast fibre, you can take full advantage of everything the internet has to offer.

  • Connect to the cloud and work from home
  • Stream the latest blockbusters and boxsets in HD, or ultra-HD
  • Keep in touch with friends, family, colleagues, or clients via video calls and conferencing
  • Get competitive with low-latency online gaming
  • Find the best bargains when shopping online
  • Set trends and influence people on social media

Take a look at the case studies below to see how residents across South Yorkshire have benefitted from superfast fibre broadband.

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Funding for Broadband

There is currently a central government voucher scheme which provide financial support to businesses and residents wishing to access faster broadband.

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Rural premises with broadband speeds of less than 30Mbps can use vouchers worth up to £3,500 for each small to medium-sized enterprise, and up to £1,500 per residential premise when part of a group project, to support the cost of installing new gigabit-capable connections.

Read more about the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Gigabit Broadband for Existing Developments

If you currently have the fastest broadband your provider can supply, and are finding that it is still too slow for your needs, here is some guidance for forming a community project to take advantage of the above funding schemes.

Guidance for Existing Sites

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