To consider the latest iteration of the
Fastershire Broadband Strategy, which will direct the
implementation approaches of the Fastershire project, that will
drive the future delivery of high speed broadband infrastructure
throughout Gloucestershire and Herefordshire through to 2022.
In order to enable the most challenging and hardest to reach properties, the project’s new approach will allow us to be more agile and innovative. Allowing us to work more closely with the those local communities and the private sector suppliers in order to find a more bespoke solution for those premises in the final 3%.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)
Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/11/2019
Decision due: 20 Dec 2019 by Cabinet
Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills
Contact: Simon Excell, Lead Commissioner Strategic Infrastructure Email: simon.EXCELL@gloucestershire.gov.uk Tel: 01452-428487.
Leader of the Council
Strategic Adviser Communities and Infrastructure
Cotswold District Council
Funding Partners including BDUK
Scrutiny Input: None: Members of the Economic Growth Joint Committee and Economic Growth Scrutiny Committee have received regular updates on the progress of the Fastershire project and delivery. An update report and presentation on the revised Strategy will be made to the Joint Committee on 20th November 2019, (Scrutiny Committee members have been invited to attend this meeting).
Planned Dates: None identified as yet