How can my business benefit?
In a world where digital technology is at the forefront of business it is important to equip your company, be it small or large with the right tools to deliver.
The benefits to having Superfast and Ultrafast broadband for your company include:
The opportunity to build a new strategy or business model around the Cloud
Get ahead with your business and be well equipped with technology that allows you to work quicker and more effectively for your customers and clients. Fibre broadband can open a wide range of possibilities including using new technology such as Cloud computing.
Faster, more reliable internet
No more buffering or waiting for emails to send. Quicker, more reliable broadband will allow your business to work more efficiently and become a more profitable business.
Fibre broadband can revolutionise the way your business communicates with its customers and staff. These technologies can range from the basic systems like Skype to good quality video conferencing facilities. Having to travel to fewer meetings is time and money saved for your business!
Social Media for business
Businesses can use social media platforms to connect with established suppliers, promote their website and engage new customers.
Access new domestic and international markets
Compete in a global marketplace - even from a rural location. Expand your customer base and explore new opportunities. Having fibre broadband for your business means that there are fewer geographical limits, allowing you to source new customers from anywhere in the World!
Take a look at some of the other projects underway in West Yorkshire and York which are helping to future proof connectivity for businesses in the region
Are slow broadband speeds hampering your business? If you are planning to upgrade your digital connectivity to improve broadband speeds, you’ll be interested to hear that you can now apply for a Digital Enterprise Connectivity Voucher to help cover the costs. Worth between £500 and £1,000 to eligible businesses, the voucher can be used in full or part payment to cover the cost of your broadband upgrade. Read more
Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme
If you are a small or medium-sized business, you may be able to get a grant of up to £3,000 to upgrade your business broadband to a Gigabit capable connection. Read more
When can I get fibre?
Find out where you can currently get fibre broadband using this handy Openreach tool.Openreach Availability Checker
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What can Rural Broadband do for my business?
How does my broadband compare?Ofcom's 2016 Report highlighted that average UK home broadband speeds jumped from 22.8Mbps last year to 28.9Mbps in early 2016.