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Project 2 Rollout Update September 2017

Work to bring superfast broadband to East Sussex is ongoing. For the latest information, as at 30th September 2017, please see our table which is regularly updated

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Basic Broadband scheme now live in East Sussex

In line with UK Government policy, the East Sussex broadband programme has now launched a subsidised basic broadband service for anyone unable to get a 2Mbps broadband service through any other means…

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Consultation for state aid

The eSussex programme, run by East Sussex County Council, is commencing a third round of intervention activity.  It is expected that this will result in one or more contracts being let to the private…

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Free Online Resources

There is a lot of support and a large number of free resources available online to help anyone and everyone get connected. See links to the Digital Skills and Go On websites below:

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The Big Build

See how the Openreach Fibre Broadband is built. 

This 3 minute video shows what is involved in getting the county connected and why it can take up to a year for an area to be ready for fibre:

 

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Guest Blog: Internet Speeds Explained

Internet service providers often put broadband speed at the heart of their advertising campaigns, but what do the figures actually mean? Whether you are looking for the best broadband package for you…

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State aid public consultation now closed

The County Council is making good progress in rolling out improved broadband with around 10,000 premises being reached by September 2014, and the contract is on target to reach circa 66,500 premises …

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Rollout Update - March 2014

Following recent news that the rollout is ahead of schedule despite adverse weather, we are pleased to confirm the next areas (phase 3) in line for fibre rollout: 

Alfriston, Barcombe, East D…

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Rollout Update - November 2013

Construction work is well underway on the first major part of the new network. The new fibre “spine” or backbone is now being installed and, as surveying draws to a close in the phase 1 a…

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e-Sussex project announces first exchanges!

Since the Contract (1) was awarded at the end of May 2013 we have been working on planning for rollout and we are pleased to announce that the first exchanges to be fibre-enabled are now known:

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