Description – This project will facilitate the deployment of full fibre broadband networks by commercial operators in Worcestershire to achieve wider local benefits created through improved connectivity. The primary focus is the acquisition / re-purposing and fit-out of local land/building to be utilised as point of presence / data centre to enable a commercial operator to commence deployment in Worcester City and the surrounding conurbation thus leveraging a proposed private sector investment into the county of c.£25-35m.
Awarded Funding – £500K
- Further support of improving digital connectivity within the county.
- New engineering and construction jobs.
- Increased value in local property, innovation in business, productivity, smart infrastructure.
Partners – Worcester City Council, Superfast Worcestershire, Worcestershire County Council