Calling for Pledges of Support from Business & Residents!

Kyles Community Broadband (KCB) is working to provide next generation broadband to our area given that BT have passed on the opportunity. We are presently working on a specification which will deliver 30Mbps or faster to our community in a range of affordable residential and business packages. Delivery will probably be through point-to-point wifi, and will [...]

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KCB gathers pace and postcodes …

As promised in our last post, we are now able to post a finalised list of the postcodes we will be able to cover under the present legislation, and which we will be eligible [...]

A brief update on KCB’s progress

We have been quiet for a while now, but not inactive. We have had four teleconferences since our last report and have been pursuing matters on several fronts: Confirming [...]

KCB Newsletter: Developing Relationships to make this project work!

The last newsletter was about reconfiguring our approach according to the new realities we had been landed with, this one is about further refining our approach, and nailing [...]

KCB Board Meeting, 13th March 2016

The board met virtually via teleconference last Sunday. Also in virtual attendance were Graham Curran, Margaret Shields and CBS's Campbell Cameron. The draft minute is here, [...]

New Postcode Whitelist Now In For Approval …

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We have received this list from Campbell at CBS this week and it represents the new postcode list we will be working from. This has been submitted to DSSB and we'll have [...]

Is your postcode not on the new ‘white’ list?

... if so, do not despair. It is still our intention to ensure 100% coverage of the area. We're working on this, and we'll have a solution for you at the same time, we hope, [...]

BT Network Survey: Interim Snapshot

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To be fair we have had some positive responses about BT's service - three or four - but a lot of complaint. The observation we would make is that the further from an [...]

Broadband Gap Survey: Interim Snapshot

These response figures show the interest the KCB project has generated, but the responses to the questions "How has the lack of connectivity in KCB's area affected you?" [...]

KCB Newsletter: Reconfiguring Our Approach

Well, as you may have gathered from the website, CBS delivered a bombshell on 12th February, and we have spent the last fortnight putting in place a considered and appropriate [...]

KCB Board Meeting, 28th February 2016

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After a couple of weeks in which KCB has been trying to understand the implications of bombshell dropped by CBS at the meeting on the 12th, see here, our board meeting last [...]