rural broadband

Lack of rural connectivity holding UK farming back – NFU

Lack of rural connectivity holding UK farming back – NFU

The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) has said that the lack of rural connectivity is holding UK farming back. This is...

May 10, 2022

‘Poor connectivity is a huge issue’ for farmers – NFU

‘Poor connectivity is a huge issue’ for farmers – NFU

Investment to improve digital connectivity in rural areas will open up opportunities for food producing businesses and ensure they can...

June 25, 2021

Welsh survey highlights digital divide in broadband connectivity

Welsh survey highlights digital divide in broadband connectivity

A survey on digital connectivity has highlighted a gaping hole between urban and rural areas when it comes to access...

May 24, 2021

‘The digital divide continues to grow’ – NFU Scotland

‘The digital divide continues to grow’ – NFU Scotland

NFU Scotland asked its members to take part in its inaugural connectivity survey, to get a clearer idea of mobile...

March 22, 2021

NFU Scotland to host webinar on improving broadband connectivity across Scotland

NFU Scotland to host webinar on improving broadband connectivity across Scotland

With Covid-19 putting connectivity issues at the top of rural priorities, NFU Scotland and Digital Scotland are to host a...

February 1, 2021

Broadband funding welcomed, but it must reach UK’s most rural communities

Broadband funding welcomed, but it must reach UK’s most rural communities

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has welcomed plans to bring full-fibre broadband to an additional three million homes and businesses...

August 10, 2020

Defra announces £200 million boost for rural broadband and investment

Defra announces £200 million boost for rural broadband and investment

The UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has unveiled a £200 million (€223 million) package for the...

July 31, 2017