Tag Archives: Broadband

Ofcom report the real state of rural broadband

The latest report from Ofcom is an interesting read.  It states clearly that the progress of the roll out of superfast broadband is nowhere near as good as Openreach or Surrey CC will tell you.   Ofcom’s data on the coverage … Continue reading

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Our story

85 residents in rural Surrey bought 2 FTTC broadband cabinets and 4km of fibre to bring Superfast broadband speeds to their hamlet serving 118 homes. Our story in a nutshell: The GU8 Superfast Community Project is run by a small team of … Continue reading

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Phase two complete – Contract Signed!

Dear Neighbours, You have been magnificent. We have had a very high contribution rate and are in a position to go ahead with the project. We want to let you all know that we have now signed the contract for … Continue reading

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The early stages of the campaign – in 4 minutes

There were times when our ambition to get decent broadband looked doomed – with every option closed off to us.  Each video, discovered on YouTube, seems to sum up the frustration very well. After a long campaign, the residents are … Continue reading

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We are not the only ones…

As part of our research into a solution for the GU8 area the Project Team contacted a number of other communities who had embarked on similar community funded broadband schemes.    One of those villages was Rotherwick.   Their story … Continue reading

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