Tag Archives: VDSL

Good news – the Pioneers have started to order their upgrades

Great News!  The ISPs now recognise our cabinets.   From today our 21 Pioneer residents have started to apply for upgrades from their ISPs.  Installation and testing will happen over the next week and then swiftly afterwards we can liaise … 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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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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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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