Government tweaked the eligibility rules for rural gigabit vouchers

Government tweaked the eligibility rules for rural gigabit vouchers

The Government’s Building Digital UK team has tweaked the eligibility rules for rural gigabit vouchers in order to balance against the issues caused when parts of the UK are placed under a Public Review as part of the £5bn Project Gigabit programme, which can cause in-scope premises to suddenly become ineligible for vouchers. The Government are currently conducting a number of Public Reviews across parts of the UK (e.g. the Dorset example), which essentially seeks to confirm which premises are planned (or can already) benefit from gigabit-capable broadband coverage as a result of commercial builds. In short, this helps to identify the poorly served rural areas that […]