The Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme

The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband Programme in addition to commercial deployment is expected to bring fibre broadband to around 95% of homes and businesses in Scotland by March 2018. But what if you currently get a speed of 2Mb per second or less and aren’t scheduled to get fibre broadband in the near future? The Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme could be the interim answer.

Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme

Introducing ‘Fibre-to-the-Premises’

Fibre-to-the-premises provides the fastest connection currently available through fibre technology.

Introducing ‘Fibre-to-the-Premises’

Reaching 100% superfast coverage

The Scottish Government is committed to ensuring that 100% of premises in Scotland have access to superfast broadband infrastructure by 2021.

Reaching 100%

What broadband speeds do you need?

Although superfast broadband speeds bring great benefits to homes and businesses, the exact advantages differ depending on what activities you need to do online.

Speeds Table
New Build

Fibre roll-out to New Housing developments

New housing developments, built after 2011, were not part of the original scope of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme – the programme only included property built prior to 2011. Find out why here.

New Housing Info Sheet
Social Housing

Living in Social Housing?

Whether its ordering online shopping or accessing benefit applications, more and more is now done online. Superfast Broadband can assist in this process and is more affordable than you think.

Living in Social Housing
Long Lines

Are you on a long line?

Find out whether you are too far from the cabinet to benefit from superfast speeds.

Are you on a long line?

Exchange Only Lines

If you're connected to an exchange only line, this sheet will tell you exactly what work needs to be done within the programme.

Exchange Only Lines

Information sheet for Internet Service Providers

Find out how the rollout of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme across Scotland represents a great opportunity for ISPs.

Information Sheet for Internet Service Providers