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Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is proud to be the largest publicly-subsidised rural broadband programme in England.

We have already delivered superfast broadband access to more than 315,000 homes and businesses in our region – that’s more than any other broadband programme in England to date.

Our programme covers Devon & Somerset County Council areas, Bath & North East Somerset and North Somerset unitary council areas. Take-up of CDS funded broadband services is over 78% which is above the national average.

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Progress updates

CDS confirms it has terminated its two contracts with Truespeed

21 Feb 22

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CDS confirms it has terminated its two contracts with Truespeed

Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) confirms that it has terminated its two contracts with Bath-based broadband provider Truespeed. The contracts have been terminated on the…

Openreach progressing well with Full Fibre delivery for CDS

05 Jul 22

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Openreach progressing well with Full Fibre delivery for CDS

Openreach is making good progress with providing Full Fibre broadband connectivity to thousands of people as part of its latest collaboration with Connecting Devon and…

Full fibre broadband ready for service for thousands more premises

12 Jul 22

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Full fibre broadband ready for service for thousands more premises

Another 2,500 homes and business across Devon and Somerset are now able to access full fibre broadband thanks to the ongoing rollout through the Connecting…

Wessex Internet and CDS extend full fibre broadband to more than 4,700 properties across South Somerset

28 Jun 22

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Wessex Internet and CDS extend full fibre broadband to more than 4,700 properties across South Somerset

A further 1,110 homes and businesses in South Somerset will be provided with ultrafast broadband access thanks to extra funding secured by Connecting Devon and…

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