Openreach has outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to around 40,000 rural homes and businesses in Cambridgeshire in some of the hardest to serve communities over the next five years.
A total of 26 exchanges across the county are being upgraded, with the majority of premises in places such as Buckden, Littleport, Linton, Ramsey, Soham, Somersham and Wansford set to benefit (see the full list below).
The updated build plan is part of a massive nationwide feat of civil engineering to support the UK Government target of making Gigabit capable broadband available to 85% of country by 2025
It follows the Government’s announcement that Cambridgeshire and Peterborough will be among the first in the country to take part in the Project Gigabit programme to rollout gigabit-capable fibre broadband to up to 140,000 premises in the county and along its borders starting in 2022.
Read the Openreach press release to find out more and find a full list of exchange locations in Cambridgeshire below:
Benwick, Bottisham, Buckden, Castor, Caxton, Comberton, Fordham, Friday Bridge, Gamlingay, Haddenham, Isleham, Linton, Littleport, Madingley, Manea, Newborough, Pymore, Ramsey, Soham, Somersham, Stretham, Sutton, Thorney, Wansford, Warboys, Wisbech St Mary.