Mike, from our Heysham power station team got members of his local community together to ‘dig for broadband’ in order to get 30 properties in his village high speed broadband before the lockdown came into force.
With his village companions, he turned to Broadband for the Rural North, a not-for-profit supplier that delivers vastly improved broadband to isolated areas. Together with a local builder, they got the fibre cables installed and connected houses.
In the end, 30 homes were connected, with download speeds of up to one gigabit per second.
Read the full article in the Times.