- Black Country Broadband
- Black Country Garden City
- Black Country Smart City
- Black Country Digital Strategy
- Black Country Geopark
- Plans for Growth
- Brownfield Research & Innovation Centre (BRIC)
- Connecting our Region
- Energy as an Enabler
Better Broadband Scheme
The Better Broadband Subsidy Scheme has been developed by the UK government to provide access to a subsidised broadband installation to homes and businesses that are unable to access a broadband service with a download speed of at least 2 Mb per second and who will not benefit from the superfast broadband roll out.
The Better Broadband Scheme has been extended for a further year until 31st December 2019, ensuring that a subsidised basic broadband installation remains available to eligible applicants.
In support of this extension, BDUK is taking the opportunity to improve the scheme’s processes and functionality in order to deliver a more efficient and effective service.
The existing application process closed at midday on 31st December 2018 and, following a brief pause to implement the necessary changes, BDUK aim to re-launch the Better Broadband Voucher Scheme in January 2019.