Developing a community broadband project can feel like quite a challenge. However, there are many examples of communities in Scotland doing just that. They have demonstrated that the technology is available to develop high speed local networks and with the right support and guidance developing a community broadband project needn’t seem so difficult.
If you know where to look, you can find some very useful information about community broadband initiatives. And our advisers are here to help too.
The Useful links page will direct you to various helpful websites.
CBS has developed a number of resources, templates and toolkits to assist communities in the planning of their broadband project. These can be accessed from the Resources library.
We find that a real mix of people contact us about community broadband projects. Some people are very technical and understand the terminology associated with broadband. Others are more community minded looking for the best services for their area. To be successful we need both personalities involved.
We've developed a Technical glossary would be helpful for those people who are new to technical side of things.
We've also put together a list of the questions people ask us most often in relation to community broadband. You can find them on our Frequently asked questions page.