Tag Archives: Connecting Devon and Somerset

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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| 7 Comments
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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| 6 Comments
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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

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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New £4.7 million superfast broadband investment in Devon and Somerset

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) and BT are working together on a £4.7 million initiative for Openreach to provide superfast broadband to even more homes and businesses in rural areas

Posted on: 19 November 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy

CDS expands broadband network to thousands more homes and businesses

Nearly 300,000 homes and businesses in rural areas now have access to superfast broadband thanks to Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS)

Posted on: 27 March 2018 | Posted in: Business and Economy