We have signed a partnership deal with Gloucestershire County Council and telecoms provider BT to deliver a new high speed fibre optic broadband network across both counties. This should enable 90 per cent of homes and businesses to have access to fibre broadband.
To find out more about the project, including when fibre broadband is due to come to your area your area and to sign up for the latest updates, visit the Fastershire website. You can also contact Fastershire on Facebook page and Twitter account page.
Support to help you get online
We are also running activities to support individuals and communities to get online. This includes grants to communities to run their own IT awareness projects and events as well as free courses. For further information visit the Go-online@Fastershire grant page and the Introduction to the internet sessions page.
You can find out about a range of IT courses and classes taking place in Herefordshire on the Learn Herefordshire website or register through the form on the Fastershire internet training page to be sent details of local beginners' computer courses.
We also offer support and training to businesses through our Faster Business and Faster Women projects.