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Project Complete – 75% take up level

Our rural broadband project is complete. The number of residents left to upgrade with their ISP is quite low now.  Most upgrades have now been completed and we have a very high take-up rate.   So I think it is … Continue reading

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ADSL speed maps – as a comparison

Here are maps of the communities, overlayed with the current ADSL speeds in Mbps. (These are the last recorded speeds from the survey replies. )  These maps should be used to compare your own speed with your immediate neighbours as … Continue reading

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Cabinet lookup tool

Here is a link to a page that lists exchanges, cabinets, the postcodes that they cover, and the dates of upgrade to FTTC, FTTP etc.

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Pioneers! – are you ready?

It is nearly time for our Pioneers to saddle up and get ready to travel to the promised land of Superfast.   It will be a difficult journey with perils along the way.  Those that have not prepared may fall by … Continue reading

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Advice for prospective community projects

Rural broadband is notoriously poor.   85 residents did something about it in rural Surrey and bought 2 FTTC broadband cabinets and 4km of fibre to bring Superfast broadband speeds to their hamlet serving 118 homes. In running our campaign … 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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Contribution target achieved

February 2015 It has been a very busy few weeks for the GU8 Superfast project.  Most of the contributions from residents are in and the level of support is a fantastic demonstration of community spirit at its best. The current … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of our campaign

  After the success of securing the superfast future for Enton and Rake we have turned our attention to the wider neighbourhoods of Hydestile, Feathercombe and Hydon Heath who are not going to get a Superfast service.   We have continued our discussions … Continue reading

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