Government Voucher Scheme Sign-Up open for our area!

£150 - 300 for getting connected - Read below for more details...Sign Up at - https://b4rn.org.uk/postcode-checker/ We're entering the New Year and a new stage of progress for B4TNR already. Our detailed Gigabit fibre broadband plan has just been approved for funding by the Government Department of Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) for the parishes of Bavington, Birtley, Chollerton (inc Barrasford), Corsenside, Kirkwhelpington and Wallington! This is HUGE news and has taken a HUGE amount of effort to get to this stage.…

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Mole Ploughing Community Fibre Video

We met up with Peter Dodd who has been working hard on B4AV - Community Broadband for the Allen Valleys project for a while now. And saw some of our first mole ploughing - then we made a video with all of the relevant info in it people have been asking us about locally! This is for all Farmers, Land Owners and people who think building a gigabit full fibre network is complicated! Mind its easier with an veteran laying it, and…

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Progress Report – November 2019

Last week we had a really positive visit from Barry Forde, the CEO of B4RN and David Ryall who came up to visit us for the afternoon. Our first meeting was with iNorthumberland who felt they might also be able to help fund the project, hopefully more details will come in the future from their end.   We then had a very constructive meeting with representatives from the Ray Wind Fund Community Interest Company (CIC) who continue to offer support to the project…

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B4NTR Benefits…

Checkout our new information sheet detailing why B4NTR is better than other services. Click HERE to download the PDF file, then Print and Share with your neighbours! People sometimes ask why we do we really need 1000 Mbps... A quick Calculation showing now and future estimates of recommended download speeds: BBC 4K @ 30 fps = 40 Mbps4K Bluray stream @ 30 fps = 100 MbpsBBC 8K @ 30fps =~160 Mbps (estimated)BBC 8K @ 120fps (HFR) =~640Mbps (estimated)Virtual Reality Ideal Streaming -…

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