News & Blog » February 2015

Washington Connection Vouchers Impacting hugely on businesses

February 25, 2015 by Alex Tough

“Allowing yourselves to upgrade to a superfast network can really rocket your business up to the sky.” The Government in an attempt to increase the take-up of very fast broadband services in cities across the UK has created a fund of £150 million which was originally intended to fund ultra-fast projects in the cities. SMEs,

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Sunderland Connection Vouchers Unveiled

February 25, 2015 by Alex Tough

The Government Broadband Vouchers scheme is active in 22 cities around the country and is registered with over 500 suppliers. On 3 December, the Chancellor announced that the Government will make up to £40m available from April 2015 to March 2016 to support more cities administer The BDUK vouchers. These will be made available on

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Middlesbrough Connection Vouchers have arrived to drive the town forward!

February 25, 2015 by Alex Tough

Get £3,000 to upgrade your business to faster, better internet. It’s money that you don’t pay back. It covers the capital and equipment costs of upgrading your  internet, or installing a new one for your company. Upgrading to Superfast! The Broadband Connection Voucher scheme started by being delivered to 22 SuperConnected Cities, Each local scheme

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North Tyneside Connection Voucher Extends to March 2016

February 24, 2015 by Alex Tough

“Zipcube is a new company that’s already making its mark, and superfast broadband’s quicker, more reliable internet access will make a big difference to its operations. The Government Broadband Connection Vouchers scheme is active in 22 cities around the country and is registered with over 500 suppliers. Now the UK Government have extended this voucher

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Gateshead Connection Vouchers Extends to March 2016

February 24, 2015 by Alex Tough

The Government Broadband Connection Voucher scheme is active in 22 cities around the country and is registered with over 500 suppliers. The government has committed £150 million for the SuperConnected Cities programme which is managed by Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK). Now the UK Government have extended this voucher scheme until March 2016, they have invested

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Virgin Media Invest £3bn in UK broadband

February 23, 2015 by Alex Tough

Virgin Media has announced it is investing £3 billion in expanding its fibre optic broadband network and expand its reach from 13 million to 17 million homes. The company described the move as the biggest investment in the UK’s broadband infrastructure for more than a decade. The project will run over the next five years, bringing speeds

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Newcastle Connection Vouchers Extention to March 2016

February 23, 2015 by Alex Tough

Newcastle’s Eldon Garden shopping centre has reached a milestone in the city’s Go Digital Newcastle project. The Government’s Super Connected Cities scheme, which offers grants worth up to £3,000 in order to help small and medium sized businesses around any of 22 cities across the United Kingdom to gain access to a superfast broadband (30Mbps+)

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Local Charities to Benefit from Connection Voucher Scheme

February 20, 2015 by Alex Tough

The connection voucher scheme is here to help local charities that wish to have extra speedy broadband. This scheme comes as an extension from 2014 where the UK government have given out grants to SME’s, charities and Social Enterprise who wish to upgrade their broadband to superfast. So far the scheme, launched in 2013, has

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Go Digital Newcastle Circulates Connection Vouchers

February 20, 2015 by Alex Tough

Go Digital Newcastle means there’s huge help on offer for local businesses! It’s Newcastle City Council’s project to make superfast, super-reliable broadband available to 97% of homes and businesses in Newcastle via state-of-the-art fibre technology. Go Digital Newcastle means there’s huge help on offer for local businesses to take advantage of the new superspeed connections.

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Broadband Investment can Supercharge Connection Voucher Scheme

February 17, 2015 by Alex Tough

“UK to have the best broadband in Europe, with ‘superfast broadband’ available to 90% of UK premises by the end of 2015.” The UK Government wants the UK to have the best broadband in Europe, with ‘superfast broadband’ available to 90% of UK premises by the end of 2015. A complex combination of commercial deployment

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Connection Vouchers Gateshead extended in 2015

February 13, 2015 by Alex Tough

“State-of-the-art fibre broadband means businesses can reach their customers quickly, take internet orders and store their important data more safely.” The Government’s Broadband Connection Vouchers scheme is active in 22 cities around the country and is registered with over 500 suppliers. The government has committed £150 million for the SuperConnected Cities programme which is managed

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Connection Vouchers North Tyneside Extended in 2015

February 13, 2015 by Alex Tough

 “Superfast broadband is a business critical resource for many companies and make a “huge boost” to businesses.” The Government’s Broadband Connection Vouchers scheme is active in 22 cities around the country and is registered with over 500 suppliers. Now the UK Government have extended this voucher scheme until March 2016, they have invested a further

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Connection Vouchers Newcastle extended in 2015

February 13, 2015 by Alex Tough

“I’d encourage as many Newcastle businesses as possible to take a look at the business support programme and find out how it can help them – it’s free, and it can provide help in many ways.” The Government’s Connection Voucher scheme, which offers grants worth up to £3,000 in order to help small and medium

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Connection Vouchers Reach Sunderland

February 06, 2015 by Alex Tough

“Being able to get superfast broadband can really help your business develop and operate a website that’s world-class.” What are Connection Vouchers? The UK Government are offering the chance for SME businesses to upgrade their broadband with a new connection voucher scheme, of up to £3,000 which enables them to be connected to superfast business

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Connection Vouchers Reach South Tyneside

February 06, 2015 by Alex Tough

Superfast broadband turbo boosts your business! The connection voucher scheme has already started in the local areas of Newcastle and Gateshead now its time for the areas revolving around South Tyneside upgrade your business to receive happier customers with superfast broadband! The Government’s Broadband Connection Vouchers scheme is active in 22 cities around the country

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Connection Vouchers Reach Washington

February 06, 2015 by Alex Tough

“A Connection Voucher helped us realise our potential as an industry leader.” What are connection vouchers? The connection voucher scheme has already started in the local areas of Newcastle and Gateshead now its time for the areas revolving around Sunderland, upgrade your business to receive happier customers with superfast broadband! The Government’s Broadband Connection Vouchers

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Data Protection Day

February 03, 2015 by Alex Tough

“According to the National Cyber Security Alliance, 50% of targeted cyber attacks are directed at companies with fewer than 2,500 employees”. On 26 April 2006, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe decided to launch a Data Protection Day, to be celebrated each year on 28 January. The 28th of January was chosen

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What is Project Maelstrom?

February 03, 2015 by Alex Tough

“Well BitTorrent has a new challenge, its plan is to take on the internet!” When you enter a URL and hit enter, your computer reaches out to a server someplace in the world to access a website. Sometimes a site is stored on a few servers for redundancy or load balancing, but the model is

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