October 2016

Winter is fast approaching – but it’s not slowing us down!

As the seasons change, and we face the prospect of wintry weather over the months ahead, the roll out of fibre broadband continues apace. Thousands of extra homes and businesses are being connected each month and our engineers have robust plans in place to deal with any challenges the Scottish weather may throw at them.

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August 2016

Find out the latest news from Digital Scotland.  Learn about the new exchange announcements and the new developments on the website. We have also updated the website with more information around Why Can't I get a date and some new deployment videos.

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June 2016

Find out more about what the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband team has been up to this summer - with new locations able to get fibre, and new events where people can find out what high speed fibre broadband can do for them.

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April 2016

New exchanges are being enabled for fibre broadband every week, opening new opportunities for thousands more homes and businesses. This year we will see the arrival of fibre broadband at many of the smallest exchanges in Scotland, previously served by ‘exchange only’ lines.

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February 2016

The early part of 2016 has seen us reaching a significant milestone – 500,000 homes and businesses in Scotland can now get fibre broadband. Over the last two years, Openreach engineers have laid over 5000 km of fibre cable – enough to stretch all the way from Glasgow to New York. We have just announced that premises in 28 further exchanges around Scotland will soon be enabled for fibre broadband, all the way from Sauchen, Schivas and Wartle in Aberdeenshire to Gordon, Grantshouse and Drochil Castle in the Scottish Borders.

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December 2015

As Christmas approaches, the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme has been busy with an exciting new campaign as well as local events around Scotland. Our engineering team is ready to deal with any severe wintry weather and every day, hundreds more people across Scotland are able to enjoy the benefits of high speed internet.

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October 2015

An award winning village store in Kincraig is one of the first to order fibre broadband in the Cairngorm National Park area.

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August 2015

We have had the most amazing time around Scotland recently, with a huge number of community events as fibre broadband was launched in new areas.

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June 2015

Once you have fibre broadband, you want to get the most out of it and enjoy the fastest possible speeds. Check out our 5 Top Tips to help you check your set-up, so you experience the full potential of your new fibre connection.

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