Did You See Us at The Monmouthshire Show?
We hope everyone enjoyed the recent Monmouthshire Agricultural Show! We, here at Spectrum Internet, had a great time talking to people throughout the day and listening to your broadband needs.
We were very excited to be able to take part in the Monmouthshire Agricultural Show because it was a great opportunity to speak to our customers, face to face, and to spread the word about our fantastic full fibre broadband.
Sometimes broadband can be difficult and frustrating, especially when it is slow and unreliable so, we loved being able to understand the issues people are still facing and offer our Spectacular solutions.
It was also a nice opportunity to speak to our current customers in Monmouthshire about the work we have already started in the area! Did you know that Spectrum can connect up to 5,000 homes to our superfast broadband speeds across Monmouthshire already?
Alongside this, we are working with a number of communities with a plan to bring full fibre broadband and connect whole communities of people suffering with poor speeds.
Monmouthshire has many rural areas which has made it difficult for many people to be able to have fast and reliable broadband. So, we have been working closely with the council to continue making plans for the rural areas and start more community projects. At Spectrum Internet, we value connecting all customers who need it, no matter where they live within Wales and South West England.
Thankfully, connecting customers in Monmouthshire has been made easier due to the Gigabit Voucher Scheme. The Gigabit Voucher Scheme was set up by the UK Government in 2017, under the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS). This was set up to give businesses and residents the opportunity to receive a grant towards gigabit connectivity. Businesses can receive £2,500 in vouchers, which the Welsh Government have added an additional £3,000 to if the business resides in Wales. This really makes the cost of rolling out full fibre broadband to rural areas affordable and we’ve already completed some projects using this funding.
Residents can receive £800 from the UK Government under the scheme but rural areas may qualify for a fund of £1,500 under the Rural Gigabit Voucher scheme.
At Spectrum Internet, as an approved supplier, the process is easy and our Client Advisors guide you through it with, so you can keep your focus on your company or home and leave the rest to us!
To be eligible to receive a voucher, businesses and residents must not have gigabit connection already and have less than 250 employees. The minimum speed businesses can choose to have is 100Mbps and they must not have received over £200,000 of De Minimus aid in the past three years. To find out more about this scheme, visit our website here: https://spectruminternet.com/gigabit-voucher/
It was great to hear from businesses and communities at the Monmouthshire Show that were interested and eager to get involved with the Gigabit Voucher Scheme and bring full fibre into their homes, businesses and communities.
Do not worry if missed us at Monmouthshire show as we will be attending a few more agricultural shows this summer! Hopefully we will be coming to an area near you. We encourage you to come and talk to our friendly team about your broadband and see what Spectrum Internet can do to improve your connectivity.
The following shows are the events that we will be attending over the next couple of months. We look forward to seeing you there!
4th August: Gower https://www.gowershow.co.uk/
7th August: Vale of Glamorgan https://www.valeofglamorganshow.co.uk/
10th August: Chepstow https://www.chepstowshow.co.uk/
14th September: Usk https://www.uskshow.co.uk/