Register to upgrade your broadband today

As a rural resident or business, you could be entitled to a broadband upgrade paid for by the government.

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Before you can register, we need to check your postcode to see if you are eligible for the pilot scheme.

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Who's eligible?

Rural residents and businesses (SMEs) with broadband speeds of less than 100Mbps could be eligible for the Broadband Upgrade Fund.

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Who's in the pilot?

The Broadband Upgrade Fund is a pilot campaign available to rural premises in Cornwall, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire, Cumbria and Northumberland.

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What is the fund?

The funding is available as small grants known as vouchers worth up to £3,500 for each small and medium-sized business (SMEs), and up to £1,500 per residential property.

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Who gets the funding?

Once you have created enough interest in your area or community, the fund that you generate goes direct to your chosen supplier to offset the cost of delivering the improved service. 

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What else can I do?

Share this website and pool together your vouchers with other residents and businesses in your area to increase the value of your Broadband Upgrade Fund.

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How long do I have?

Your community has until 30 September 2020 to register as much interest as possible to grow your Broadband Upgrade Fund.

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