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.

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

Connecting Cambridgeshire has run several Government and European Union funded grant schemes, which have assisted almost 2000 businesses to get connected, buy the latest technology, gain vital digital skills and create jobs.

The Destination Digital business support, Connection Voucher and Women and Broadband schemes are now closed. However, we will update this page if further funding opportunities arise. Read here how businesses in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough benefitted.

For further information about the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Connection Voucher Scheme please visit the official website here.

Our Smart Cambridge programme is harnessing 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.

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