Getting the most out of
better broadband

Whether at home or in business modern digital connectivity is widely recognised as a driver of innovation, flexible working and easier access to services. It impacts on our lives at home and at work.

We want to help everyone make the most of broadband now - whether you have new fibre services or want to maximise the broadband you have now.

Broadband for Business

Fibre broadband is a social and economic driver – opening up opportunities for existing companies and attracting new businesses to our communities.  It’s important we have the infrastructure that will allow them to work flexibly, maximise efficiencies, and compete globally from all across the region.

Upload photos, video files and complex graphics to the internet in seconds

Improve your company's web presence to win new business online

Carry out bandwidth-hungry tasks simultaneously

Integrate your voice and data networks, enabling improved information sharing and better customer service

Improve employees’ work/life balance while saving on time and travel expenses

Be prepared for the future – fibre broadband enables businesses to cope with the rising demand for video and online content

DigitalBoost

DigitalBoost

Do you want help to make better use of digital in your business or social enterprise? Give your business a DigitalBoost. HIE and Business Gateway are working together to offer a programme of support, including workshops and one-to-one advice.

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#hellodigital

#hellodigital

#hellodigital is Digital Scotland's first digital demonstrator centre. Based in An Lòchran, at the Inverness Campus, our aim is to inspire and support businesses of all sizes to make the best possible use of latest technology.  Delivered by HIE and Digital Scotland Business Excellence Partnership we have showcases, masterclasses and events.

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Digital Tourism

Digital Tourism

The tourism sector and digital technology are perfect partners. Whether it’s world wide marketing, creating an effective online presence or understanding why customers want wifi services - digital is an important part of the sector’s future and HIE is helping businesses make the best use of better broadband.

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Businesses already benefiting from Broadband


"The improved technology and faster speeds are taking us towards a whole new customer experience, less office-like and more relaxed."

Jim MacKenzie
Dicksons of Inverness

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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.

Connect with friends

Access a world of music

Play games smoothly

Download photos and video

Superfast browsing, even when others are using the internet

Access to public services such as healthcare

#hellodigital

#hellodigital

#hellodigital is Digital Scotland's first digital demonstrator centre. Based in An Lòchran, at the Inverness Campus, our aim is to inspire and support businesses of all sizes to make the best possible use of latest technology.  Delivered by HIE and Digital Scotland Business Excellence Partnership we have showcases, masterclasses and events.

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Digital Inclusion

Digital Inclusion

HIE is working in partnership with Citizens Online (a UK wide Digital Inclusion Charity) to deliver the Get IT Together programme in the Highlands and Islands. The programme aims to help local people (and communities) access the Internet, learn new skills, gain confidence and realise the many benefits of being online.

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Home users already benefiting from Broadband


"I think decent broadband is very important. We do lots of work in school with IT, science and technology now. New software and gadgets can help all kinds of people in lots of ways – with their health, with buying things, for business and for keeping in contact with friends and family."

Digital at Home
Joe

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"Using the software is much more seamless now, and I can also stream live via cloud computing. I can have servers generate highly detailed 3D environments and then stream it to my PC."

Synesthesia
Synesthesia

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Events


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