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Broadband Project Update October 2019

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

We can announce that Phase 3 is now underway! The LCT have now confirmed to GDB that funds are now available to press ahead with the last leg of our project.

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Broadband Project Update September 2019

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

This message is relevant to those living between Garbat and Inchbae inclusive, and Grudie to Achanalt inclusive. Look out for an email from DCMS in near future!

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Broadband Status Dec 2018

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

A status update of where we are with the Garve and District Broadband (GDB) group since our launch in 2016.

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Broadband Update Dec 2018

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

We have great news. BT OpenReach have commissioned all premises from Lochluichart to Achanalt. Everyone here can now order a fibre service.

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Broadband Update November 2018

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

REMEMBER, 31st December deadline for self-dig grant! 96 premises are now able to order a FTTP service. Read on to find out more...

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Gathering momentum!

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

August has been a big month for the broadband project. Much of the fibre infrastructure is in place and some of it has been tested and is ready to use!

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Robert Thorburn announcing that Achnasheen fibre is now live

Joint media launch: Garve and District Broadband / Openreach

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

Photos and press release from the media launch for Garve and District Broadband at Ledgowan Lodge Hotel in Achnasheen on August 20th 2018.

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Self-dig information

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

Here's all the information you'll need to know if you're planning a self-dig, from local contractors to properties included in the project to contact details for each area.

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Self-dig grant letter

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

Properties requiring a self dig for the FTTP upgrade will receive this letter, outlining what you need to do, your allocated grant and (in case of query) a point of contact for each area.

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Broadband FAQs

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

Everything you've always wanted to know about the Garve & District Broadband scheme but were too afraid to ask!

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BTO update - Achnasheen network and self-digs

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

BTO advise that work will soon commence on the Achnasheen section, with a start date for commissioning the network expected imminently.

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Fibre to the premises broadband project update #2

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

BT tell us that they will be starting the build of the fibre infrastructure in the next few weeks. Work will begin at Aultguish and continue through to Little Garve.

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Better broadband is nearly here!

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

Garve & District Broadband (GDB) was set up last year to look at different ways to deliver better broadband to our community. After detailed research they can now share their findings.

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Better broadband information video

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

All the facts and statistics we've gathered to better understand the need for implementing a better broadband scheme for Garve & District.

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Broadband options, charitable status and future timetable

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

The GDB group have been busy investigating our options for improved broadband in the Garve & District area. Here's an overview of where we currently stand.

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Meeting to discuss better broadband

in Broadband Group by Steve Jones

After 12 months Garve and District Broadband can announce some great news about better broadband! The team have a long-term community-wide solution that it wants to tell you about.

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