Project Gigabit progress update – April 2024

In January, BDUK announced that gigabit broadband coverage in the UK had surged to 81%, up from 6% in 2019 and the UK remains firmly on track to meet the Government’s objective of 85% coverage by 2025. Read the full report here.

In summary there are two Project Gigabit contracts in Hampshire:

  1. New Forest (Lot 27.01), awarded March 2023 to cover 10,400 premises at a cost of £13.7 million. Contact Wessex Internet for further details.
  2. City Fibre (Lot 27), awarded June 2023 to cover 75,500 premises at a cost of £104.1 million. Contact CityFibre for further details.



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