Partnership organisations include the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), BT and the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme.

Total funding for the project is £12.2 million, which is made up of £2.9 million from the Government’s BDUK programme, £6.4 million from BT and £2.9 million from the Black Country LEP’s Growing Places Fund.

Who’s who?

Building Digital UK (BDUK) is the government department responsible for managing the Broadband Plan.

British Telecoms (BT) is the supplier delivering the BDUK framework across the Black Country.

Openreach is the infrastructure division of BT.