Thousands more Highlands and Islands homes in line for superfast broadband
Superfast knitting met superfast broadband today (Wednesday 15 October) in the Shetland Islands as the community marked the arrival of next generation fibre broadband to Scotland's first island community.
An innovative company which offers a wide range of marine survey and consultancy services has taken residence at a state of the art Science Park in Argyll.
More than 23,000 homes and businesses across the region will benefit from the next round of fibre broadband roll-out, as part of the £146m Digital Highlands and Islands project.
Have a look at our maps to find out more about the projects we're investing in and the communities we're working with.
The Government Economic Strategy (GES) identifies seven sectors as offering particular opportunities for growth due to existing comparative advantages or through potential to capitalise on Scotland's unique natural assets.
HIE plays a leading role in developing the conditions which will enable the Highlands and Islands to fulfil its potential as a globally competitive region with a thriving, low carbon economy.