Category Archives: Broadband

R100 broadband delays

An article about the delays in the R100 broadband rollout in Aberdeenshire. Concerns have been raised about internet connections in Aberdeenshire communities after new figures show just 400 out of 16,000 homes in the area have been connected to superfast … Continue reading

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new 4G mast at Bogton

Some information on the 4G service now provided by EE from the new mast at Bogton which went live this month. “The mast is not exclusively for any Operator, and was built by Scottish Government with the intention that any … Continue reading

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R100 broadband update

The R100 Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme has been in place for over a year. The main voucher offers subsidy of up to £5,000 per property and is available to all properties that cannot currently access superfast speeds and are not … Continue reading

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Broadband update

The Scottish Government R100 broadband program has informed the community council that at least 188 out of the approx 300 properties in Alvah and Forglen will be getting a minimum of 30Mbps broadband connection from the planned rollout in the … Continue reading

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Broadband update

R100 is the project to roll out superfast broadband to those areas not included in the DSSB programme. The contract for R100 was placed with BT. The programme was divided into three lots – South, Central and North. Alvah and … Continue reading

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Submission to Scottish Government Connectivity Committee

The Community Council has made a submission to the Scottish Government Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee on the issue of fast broadband provision in the Alvah and Forglen area. A copy is available for download

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Broadband Survey closes on October 21st

A reminder that the Broadband Survey closes on October 21st. If you haven’t already returned the questionnaire, which was delivered to every household in Alvah and Forglen, please don’t forget to return it by this date. If you didn’t receive … Continue reading

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Survey for Community based broadband service.

Since the recent Broadband public meeting, Alvah and Forglen Community Council has been informed by the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme (DSSB) that much of the Alvah and Forglen area will not be included in the programme for fast fibre … Continue reading

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Broadband meeting presentation slides now available for download

The presentation slides (complete with full notes and website links) from the Broadband meeting are now available for download. To view them you need either Microsoft Office Powerpoint, the free Windows Powerpoint viewer available for download from : https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=13 or … Continue reading

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Public meeting about Broadband provision in Alvah and Forglen

Do You Want Better Broadband For Alvah and Forglen? PUBLIC MEETING to be held at Alvah Parish Hall on Monday 25 July 2015 starting at 7.00pm. Refreshments will be provided during the evening. Sara Budge, Programme Director of the Scottish … Continue reading

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