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Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Funding for full fibre broadband connections

The Government has two voucher schemes to help those not currently due to receive a future-proof full fibre broadband connection to their home or business.

Both schemes are only available through broadband service providers.

Rural Gigabit Connectivity Scheme

Qualifying premises can come together and claim up to £3,500 per business and £1,500 per home towards a gigabit-capable (1,000 megabits per second) broadband connection.

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Businesses can claim up to £2,500 against the cost of gigabit-capable internet connections, either individually or as part of a group.

Residents can benefit from the scheme too if they are part of a group project which also includes businesses and can claim a voucher with a value of up to £500.

Find out more information about gigabit voucher schemes.

Which scheme is right for me?

You don’t need to worry about this. Register your interest with your chosen provider and they will check which scheme is best suited to you and your neighbours.

Broadband providers in Dorset

Our list shows suppliers which are most active in Dorset at the top:

  • Wessex Internet Ltd
  • The Fourth Utility Ltd
  • Openreach
  • BT Group plc
  • Amvia
  • Cerberus Networks
  • Daisy Communications
  • f8 Solutions Ltd
  • Vaioni Group Ltd
  • VOIP-UN Ltd
  • Zen Internet Ltd
  • Virgin Media Business Ltd

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Find out how Sun Salads, a family business near Cranborne, and residents along Coast Road, Burton Bradstock have benefited from Government broadband voucher schemes.

Other voucher schemes

If you have download speeds of less than 2 megabits per second (Mbps), the Better Broadband Voucher Scheme may be able to help.

This Government scheme provides a voucher worth up to £350 to install basic broadband into homes and businesses not set to benefit from superfast broadband in the next 12 months.

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