Connecting Businesses

Superfast broadband is essential to the economic growth of Cambridgeshire

Fast, reliable Internet connections are vital for economic growth because it means businesses across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough can thrive and compete in a global world.

Increasing numbers of people work flexibly from home and better broadband means they can keep connected without having to spend time and money travelling.

Fill in our business broadband survey here!

Businesses across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are being urged to complete a short survey about their broadband connectivity to help Connecting Cambridgeshire identify gaps in superfast coverage, particularly in rural areas.

Feedback from the survey will be used to support bids for future funding to help more businesses benefit from fast and reliable internet connectivity.

Connecting Cambridgeshire has already rolled out superfast broadband to thousands of businesses and homes that would not be able to get it otherwise.

The programme has also helped almost 2000 businesses across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to get connected, buy the latest technology, gain vital digital skills and create jobs, through several Government and European Union funded grant schemes.

The Destination Digital business support, Connection Voucher and Women and Broadband schemes are now closed. Read here how businesses in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have benefitted.

Our Smart Cambridge programme is harnessing data and emerging technologies to improve the economic strength and sustainability of the area. Find out more here.

Connecting Cambridgeshire is also working to extend wifi and mobile coverage, which is important for businesspeople on the move. Read more about public wifi in Cambridgeshire here.

Read our Broadband Guide to find out more about the benefits of superfast broadband for businesses.

You may also find some useful information on the following pages:
> Click here to view The Toolkit for Women
> Click here to view The Learning Hub