Broadband - enabling a Digital Powys

As a council we are striving to help improve broadband connectivity to our communities and businesses within Powys.

On this page you will find some information on maximising your broadband setup. As well as information on grants and support that are available to communities and businesses to help improve connectivity.

 

General Broadband InformationWifi icon

Tips for improving Broadband connectivity and speed

Check what Broadband you currently have available

Check if your property/ business is part of any future Openreach Broadband role out

 

Available Broadband Funding

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme Wales (Communities & Businesses) Applications for voucher scheme are now closed pending announcement of a new scheme

Access Broadband Cymru Scheme (Individuals, Communities & Businesses)  

 

Case Studies

Crai Community Broadband Project in Powys

 

What are we doing? (The Headlines)

You can now contact our Community Broadband Officer with queries at reece.simmons@powys.gov.uk

We have submitted an application for funding to the Local Broadband Fund, this was done in January 2021 and we are now awaiting the outcome of this.

 

Other Digital Options

Mobile Broadband - providing a connection via the mobile networks

Satellite Broadband - providing a connection via satellite

Information on the Universal Service Obligation

How fast is your connection currently?

 

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact our Community Broadband officer:

Email: reece.simmons@powys.gov.uk

Tel: 01597 827278

Community Broadband Officer

Economic Development & Regeneration Service

Powys County Council

County Hall

Llandrindod Wells, LD1 5LG

 

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