Hampshire County Council Decisions on Broadband

Hampshire Superfast Broadband - Beyond 96% - 14th December 2016

Support has been approved by the Executive Member for Policy and Resources and Leader of Hampshire County Council to extend Superfast Broadband coverage to 98% of premises in Hampshire by 2019. An additonal 8,500 premises across the county will be reached with additional funding from underspend in contract 1 and gainshare due to higher than expected take up. This coverage will reduce the number of premises without superfast broadband from approx 23,000 to approx 14,500.

Hampshire Superfast Broadband - Programme resourcing requirements 20th July 2016

Approval given by the Executive Member for Policy and Resources and Leader of Hampshire County Council for an increase in funding to maximise the benefits of the additional funding from Government and to meet the terms of the grant agreements with central government. 

Hampshire Superfast Broadband - Getting Connected - 23rd July 2015

A report from the director of Culture, Communities and Business services to the Executive Member for Policy and Resources and Leader of Hampshire County Council on the progress of the programme's roll-out to reach 95% of the county with superfast broadband. An update was also provided on Call Flow solutions who are providing coverage to 1,750 premises across East Hampshire as part of the Government's Innovation Fund Trial. You can read more about this trial here. 

Hampshire Superfast Broadband - Getting Connected - 22nd January 2015

 A summary of the current situation of the Hampshire Superfast Broadband Programme and the emerging challenges and opportunities beyond the scope of the current programme was provided to the Executive Member for Policy and Resources and Leader of Hampshire County Council. The report indicated that the County Council will achieve its ambition to make high-speed broadband available to at least 95% of premises across Hampshire. The report set out a direction of travel to start the process of working to provide further improvements for the benefit of Hampshire residents and businesses.

Hampshire Superfast Broadband Roll out - October 2014

A presentation to the Executive Member for Policy and Resources and Leader of Hampshire County Council on the progress of the programme's roll-out across Hampshire. The roll-out will achieve 90% coverage of Hampshire by the end of 2015.

Extending Superfast Broadband Coverage in Hampshire - 12th December 2013

Approval sought from the Executive Member for Policy and Resources and Leader of Hampshire County Council for the extension of superfast broadband services within Hampshire to 95% of premises, forming contract 2 or wave 2 of the programme. This approval will require a new procurement to be made under the existing BDUK framework and will also cover any required extension of the existing contract with BT. This is intended to increase coverage by more than 27,000 premises over and above the current delivery target.

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