Tag Archives: OMR

Openreach at Select Committee

Culture, Media and Sport Committee TRANSCRIPT Tuesday 15 March 2016 Gavin Patterson BT Chief Exec.  and Kim Mears, Openreach The issue of the true picture of who has a viable connection to superfast and who has not (irrespective of the … Continue reading

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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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Jeremy Hunt’s letter to Surrey constituents

For the duration of our project we have been consulting Jeremy Hunt MP.   Originally as then Minister for Culture Media and Sport he had championed the roll out of Superfast Broadband for all.  He has maintained his interest in … Continue reading

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Surrey County Council’s Open Market Review (OMR)

The current political landscape: Superfast broadband should be covering all of Surrey by now – that was the ambition of Surrey County Council back in 2014 – with promises of 99.7% being able to get 15Mbps or above.   That … Continue reading

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Survey November 2015

In advance of our GU8 project going live it will be beneficial to have some comparative statistics to gauge how well our respective connections performed.  If everyone completes the survey we can see who’s connection performs poorly in relation to … 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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