Fast reliable access to the internet is an important part of everyday life at home and at work. There are ever growing benefits to businesses and communities from better broadband connections, and by developing the know-how to use it.

Access to better broadband in the Highlands and Islands is changing. To help you get better connected HIE and Digital Scotland are investing £146m to roll out a fibre network across our region. Check if you can get it.

As well as dramatically improving superfast availability, we're also here to help you make the most of whatever broadband you have, with skills training and tailored business support.

 

There's something for everyone. Discover a digital world which can help you work more efficiently, learn more flexibly and access online services from home.

Partners involved in the Digital Highlands and Islands Project include Digital Scotland, the Scottish Government, Broadband Delivery UK, the European Regional Development Fund, Citizens Online and Business Gateway.

Try our FAQs, and if you still have questions about Digital Highlands and Islands after checking out our website, contact us here.

 

 


Get the most out of Better Broadband

Broadband at Home

Connect with friends, play games smoothly, upload and
download photos, videos and music in seconds even when
multiple people are online at the same time. All from the
comfort of your own home.

Broadband at home

Broadband for Business

Enjoy high quality voice and HD video calls. Improve your company’s web presence to win new business online. Improve employees’ work/life balance and save on time and travel expenses. Improve information sharing and better customer service.

Specialist advice and support

Cyber Security Voucher Scheme

Industry expert help is available for Highlands and Islands businesses who want to develop a cyber security strategy.

Up to £1,500 is available to achieve UK accredited Cyber Essentials certification. Small and medium enterprises which have a relationship with HIE, Business Gateway or Scottish Enterprise are eligible to apply for the voucher. 

Speak to your Business Gateway adviser, contact HIE here or apply below.

Apply

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