The first stage in any community broadband project should be about sharing your idea and establishing local demand and support.
If your area is unable to receive a standard broadband service, or this service is poor, you need to establish if you are likely to be included in any announced plans by the major service providers for upgrading services to superfast broadband. Your Community Broadband Scotland Adviser will help with this.
You should work with others in your area to:
The following templates are available as a guide:
The initial data collection phase should be completed before any technical options appraisals are commissioned.
Compiling an area overview detailing your community broadband requirements will be used as a basis for assessing potential solutions.
The following templates have been prepared as a guide:
CBS Seed Fund grant
Up to £2000 CBS Seed funding is available to help communities through this key