Skip to main content

Broadband: Business

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 106140, tabled on 6 October 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, how many businesses have benefited from the Better Broadband Scheme in (a) Scotland and (b) each local authority area.

Answered on

16 October 2017

The Better Broadband Scheme is available to all homes and businesses which are unable to access a broadband speed of at least 2Mbps. The Department does not distinguish applications between residential and business premises. Currently 1,658 installations have been approved under the scheme for premises in Scotland. We also do not hold information for specific local authorities within the Scottish total.