In Leeds and Bradford there is a £9 million scheme to help organisations like yours connect to Superfast Broadband. Interested? Read on and contact us!
Slow Broadband? Want up to £3,000 to connect to Superfast Broadband? Look no further than Superconnected Leeds Bradford!
Superconnected Leeds Bradford is a scheme that is designed to accelerate the accessibility of fast, reliable internet connectivity for businesses, charities and not for profit organisations.
The scheme provides grants of up to £3,000 to businesses, charities and not for profit organisations to cover the cost of connecting to a superfast internet connection.
Where is it being delivered?
The scheme is being delivered locally by Leeds City Council and Bradford Metropolitan District Council and is part of a national programme, designed to deliver a step change in broadband connection speeds and reliability.
The scheme covers 22 cities, with Leeds and Bradford securing a £9 million share – the largest outside London – of the total £100 million funding available for the programme. The funding is available until March 2015.
How do we apply?
Businesses can apply online for a connection voucher via a dedicated website www.superconnectedleedsbradford.co.uk. The vouchers cover the installation cost up to a maximum of £3,000 with on-going monthly costs being paid for by the business.The programme isn’t linked to any particular technology – wireless, fibre, cable, mobile and other types of connection are all covered by the programme.
Am I eligible?
You must either be a small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) or a registered charity (no more than 250 employees/volunteers), not for profit organisation, social enterprise or sole trader.
You can apply even if you run your business from your own home, but must be:
- Able to prove it is your main business premise.
- Be located in Leeds or Bradford districts
- Use a registered supplier
- Choose a high speed/high grade connection.
Superconnected Leeds Bradford ‘’Meet the Suppliers’’ Event
A chance for businesses to meet some of the suppliers of the scheme who will be able to discuss the technologies available, and benefits to their business. Meet the Superconnected Leeds Bradford Team and Superfast West Yorkshire team, who can answer any questions about the scheme and the free Business Support programme which is also available.
When - 8.30am Thursday 1 May ·
Where - Cedar Court Hotel Bradford
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