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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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Superfast broadband public consultation launched

A public consultation has been launched by Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) ahead of undertaking a fresh procurement to find contractors to provide superfast broadband

Posted on: 5 November 2019 | 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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Take up of broadband in Devon and Somerset increases

There has been a big rise in the number of homes and businesses taking up superfast broadband services thanks to the Connecting Devon and Somerset programme

Posted on: 14 June 2019 | Posted in: Business and Economy
Residents of Lower Combe and guests celebrate their improved access to broadband with local MP Sarah Wollaston, County Councillor Richard Hosking and CDS Board Member Councillor Rufus Gilbert.

VideoCDS set to expand community broadband scheme after successful pilots

Connecting Devon and Somerset is set to expand a pioneering community-led broadband scheme following successful pilots in Devon and North Somerset.

Posted on: 30 May 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
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