• Get the best from this year’s gadgets and sign up to Superfast broadband.

    15th February 2018 by

    Guest post by Sara Budge – Director of Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband. More and more of our day to day lives involves some sort of gadget. Whether it’s a device that orders more bread and turns your heating up, or a drone that flies over your local park, they’ll need decent broadband to operate. Thanks...

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  • Better Broadband for the Applecross Community

    13th September 2013 by

    A guest blog from Sandra Byrne, Community Broadband Scotland Adviser, about her involvement with the Applecross Community Company As the Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) Adviser working with Applecross, I am delighted that on the 9th of August they became the first project to receive CBS Start-Up Fund assistance totalling £68, 520 (59% of project costs)....

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  • Community Broadband Scotland Pioneering Communities Seminar: Aviemore, 24-25 April 2013

    15th May 2013 by

    The Scottish Government launched Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) in August 2012 to assist rural communities, particularly those will not have next generation broadband delivered by its Step Change digital programme, and help them to achieve a significant uplift in broadband service. CBS will allow communities to take greater ownership and play a central role in...

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  • Community Broadband Scotland discussions on the Isle of Coll

    14th February 2013 by

    Not all Scottish Government community engagements end with drinks in a bar with a former Scottish Rugby captain!  We had been on the isle of Coll in the Inner Hebrides to discuss the Scottish Government’s Community Broadband Scotland programme and more specifically to discuss a potential technology pilot on the island.   Coll is a...

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