Whatever your business, a speedy internet connection is important. Superfast broadband is the next generation of broadband – providing a faster and more reliable service using fibre optic technology to deliver speeds that can top 80mbps.
Superfast South Yorkshire (SFSY) is delivering this new broadband infrastructure to South Yorkshire, helping to make Sheffield a better connected, more attractive place for businesses to locate and grow.
To learn more of the broadband coverage for South Yorkshire – whether already installed or planned – you can use this postcode checker. You can also sign up for a newsletter from Superfast South Yorkshire to be kept informed of the latest broadband developments in your area, and follow the progress of the rollout on Twitter by following @superfastsy.
The SFSY Connection and Innovation Vouchers Scheme also offers vouchers to encourage small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to take up faster digital connectivity. The vouchers have a maximum value of 50% of the actual cost for the connection or innovation provided. Connection costs between £1,000 and £5,000, and innovation costs between £5000 and £24,999. For full information visit www.superfastsouthyorkshire.co.uk/vouchers, call 01709 334334 or email email@example.com.
Ultrafast Fibre to the Premises (FTTP), which delivers speeds of up to 300mbps, is also available in parts of the Lower Don Valley, off Brightside Lane. This is the first area in South Yorkshire to benefit from this technology. So, if you run a business in this area, contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how you can get connected.
Other areas in Sheffield set to benefit from Ultrafast Broadband are: Sheffield Business Park, Tinsley Park, Europa Link, The Quadrant, Hawke Street, Holbrook Industrial Estate, Vantage Park, Smithy Wood, Dore House Industrial Estate, Thorncliffe Park, Beeleywood, Penistone Road Business & Industrial Estate and Broadfields.
Not all areas in South Yorkshire are included in the Superfast South Yorkshire infrastructure works. If your business isn’t, there are other ways for you to boost digital connectivity. Visit www.superfastyorkshire.co.uk for more details.