About the Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire programme

Superfast and ultrafast broadband is spreading across the county with the Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire programme.

Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire is a £31m+ partnership between the County Council and a range of funding partners including Central Government, Openreach and the area’s district, borough and City councils. The programme builds on the commercial rollout of fibre based broadband which alone has provided superfast access to 86% of properties in Nottinghamshire. The Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire programme aims to bring superfast broadband to over 98% of the county by the end of 2020.

The majority of properties in Nottinghamshire can already access superfast broadband. To see if you can, have a look on the availability checker. We are in the process of developing a comprehensive, interactive map which will provide information relating to fibre coverage across Nottinghamshire as well as our future deployment plans and our current timescale.

To find out how superfast broadband is helping people in Nottinghamshire, view our case studies.

Latest news

24 October 2019: Better Broadband programme marks five years of superfast delivery across the county

Better Broadband for Nottinghamshire celebrates five years of broadband delivery with Openreach.

23 January 2019: Nottinghamshire is national leader for superfast broadband

A new report has confirmed that Nottinghamshire is amongst the best places in the country for superfast broadband.

21 December 2018: Rural communities to get further broadband boost

People living in some of the most remote communities in Nottinghamshire are to receive another boost to broadband availability in their area.

27 November 2018: County's broadband partnership makes national award shortlist

The County Council has been shortlisted for a 'local government oscar' for its work to roll out superfast broadband to all corners of the county.

6 November 2018: Council Leader welcomes Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’

Nottinghamshire is the first place in the East Midlands to be included in Openreach’s ‘Fibre First’ programme.

26 July 2018: Council Leader welcomes Government's new-build broadband pledge

The Leader of the County Council has hailed a Government pledge to make it mandatory for all new homes to be fitted with full-fibre broadband.

Public Consultation for the new procurement to further extend coverage of Next Generation Access (NGA) Broadband across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

This public consultation sets out that proposed intervention area, so as to enable all interested stakeholders (including the public, businesses, internet service providers and broadband infrastructure operators) to comment on the proposals. In particular, this provides an opportunity for broadband infrastructure operators to review the County Council’s mapping to ensure that it correctly represents the information provided by them in the course of the OMR.

All responses to the public consultation will be carefully considered and where necessary will be incorporated into the final map of the intervention area. The final intervention area maps and a summary report confirming details of the changes made to the proposed intervention area will be published on the Nottinghamshire County Council website shortly after the close of the consultation period.

More details can be found in the Public Consultation document [Word].

Contact us

If you can’t find the information you are looking for on this website, please contact the broadband team by emailing enquiries.broadband@nottscc.gov.uk, including your postcode to help us deal with your enquiry.


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