Consultation Begins For Lincolnshire Broadband Plans

August 17, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Lincolnshire County Council is now consulting on plans to bring superfast broadband to 90% of the county by the end of 2015, with the remaining 10% guaranteed standard broadband. This is a joint-project between the private and public sector, and will see around £57m invested in improving the county’s broadband infrastructure. Councillor Kelly Smith, Executive Member for Finance and HR, said: “This is a chance for residents, local businesses, broadband suppliers and others to have […]

Plan Announced For Entire County To Become Broadband Hot Spot

January 25, 2012 Spilsby Online 0

Plans to bring superfast broadband to all homes and businesses in Lincolnshire within the next five years have been given the green light. The Government has today approved the county council’s plan to bring next generation broadband to Lincolnshire. The proposals will see 90 per cent of properties receiving superfast speeds of at least 24 Mb/second by 2015, with the rest guaranteed to get at least 2 Mb/second. By 2017, everyone will be able to […]

£14m broadband boost for Lincolnshire

August 16, 2011 Spilsby Online 0

A project aiming to transform Lincolnshire broadband not-spots into hot-spots has netted a multi-million pound grant. Lincolnshire County Council has today received £14,310,000 in Government funding to help improve broadband services in the county. The money was granted as part of a national drive to ensure that 90 per cent of homes and businesses have access to superfast broadband by 2015. Councillor Eddy Poll, Executive Member for Economic Development, said:  “This money will help kick-start […]