CBS advisers are geographically placed to help support communities throughout project planning and beyond, so setting up a community broadband network need not be a daunting prospect. By working with your CBS adviser and taking the time to think through the process and consider a plan, the whole process can be made much easier and more robust.
Initially it is important to consider the overall strategy and what can be realistically achieved. Community Broadband Scotland see there are 3 key stages to work through to get a community broadband project off the ground:
Stage 1: Community Engagement
Stage 2: Project Planning
Stage 3: Business Planning