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Connecting Devon and Somerset calls for flexible Government approach for hard to reach areas

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is calling for a flexible approach from Government to improve broadband connectivity in very hard to reach areas in order to avoid the risk of communities “being left behind”

Posted on: 29 June 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Kentisbury Ford gets ultrafast broadband

Homes and businesses in Kentisbury Ford in North Devon are now able to enjoy some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK thanks to the Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme and Airband

Posted on: 23 February 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Ultrafast fibre connection for Airband’s first customer in Berrynarbor

Broadband provider Airband, which is working in partnership with Connecting Devon and Somerset, has rolled out its first fibre cluster in Berrynarbor, with more locations to follow

Posted on: 4 December 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Thousands to benefit from new fibre broadband connections

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has launched its Fibre Extension Programme which will provide more than 8,000 homes and businesses with fibre broadband connections direct to the premises by the end of 2021

Posted on: 9 July 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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CDS Launches New Procurement Process

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has launched a fresh procurement to find new contractors to roll-out superfast broadband across the two counties.

Posted on: 24 February 2020 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Roll-out of superfast broadband continuing in Devon and Somerset

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is working closely with BDUK to launch a new procurement process this autumn, and is aiming to issue an invitation to tender in December

Posted on: 3 October 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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CDS ends Gigaclear contracts

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) has announced the decision to end Gigaclear’s five contracts to deliver full-fibre broadband in Devon and Somerset

Posted on: 12 September 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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DCMS backs bid to extend broadband funding for Devon and Somerset to 2023

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is backing a bid to extend £18.7 million of funding for superfast broadband in Devon and Somerset up to March 2023

Posted on: 15 March 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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CDS now offering Better Broadband scheme vouchers

The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) broadband programme is now offering vouchers through the national BDUK Better Broadband Scheme

Posted on: 15 March 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy

MP says faster broadband is vital for Devon’s economy

Central Devon MP Mel Stride says access to faster broadband for rural businesses is vital for the future of Devon’s economy

Posted on: 7 March 2019 | Posted in: Environment
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