Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Full fibre broadband connections offer the fastest and most reliable speeds available, and the government is committed to a vision of a full fibre Britain. As part of this commitment in March 2018 the government announced a £67m Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme.

Gigabit vouchers can be used by small businesses and the local communities surrounding them to contribute to the installation cost of a gigabit capable connection.

Businesses can claim up to £3,000 against the cost of connection either individually or as part of a group project. Residents can benefit from the scheme as part of a group project which also includes businesses, and can claim for a voucher of up to a value of £500.

One gigabit is the same as 1,000 megabits - so it’s a big leap forward in connection speeds that could benefit you and your business into the future.

How do I apply?

The scheme is only accessible through broadband service providers, so if you are interested in receiving a voucher:

  1. Check whether there are suppliers in your area in the postcode search on the website.
  2. Check whether you are eligible for a voucher by reading the website.

Vouchers are issued to the supplier only to offset the cost of installation to your premises.

For full details about whether you are eligible for a voucher and to connect you to a full fibre broadband supplier, go to the Gigabit Voucher website.

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