Devon and Somerset

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    • UK Umbrella State Aid Granted by European Commission

      Broadband Delivery UK (the organisation responsible for delivering the £52 million of public funding for the Connecting Devon and Somerset Project) has been granted State Aid* clearance by the European Commission. This allows Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) to approve local

    • BT Appointed Preferred Bidder for the Connecting Devon and Somerset Programme

      The Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) programme has announced that it has appointed BT as preferred bidder for the provision of superfast broadband across Devon and Somerset. The next stage of the project involves undertaking due diligence on the tender

    • Procurement Update

      As part of satisfying State Aid requirements, Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) is required to announce the launch of its invitation to tender (ITT) for the selection of its chosen supplier from the recent Framework arrangement set up by BDUK.

Additional Information

Ofcom’s Speed and Uptake Map

The UK’s first interactive map showing accurate information on broadband take-up, speeds and availability has been produced by Ofcom, using data provided by communications providers.



It forms part of Ofcom’s ongoing work to provide useful information about broadband in the UK. Ofcom intends to publish a more detailed map later this year.

Data is presented down to local authority level.




Information on Devon County from Ofcom map

Average sync speed (Mbit/s): 6.4

Percentage getting less than 2Mbit/s: 17.2%

Superfast broadband availability: 17%

Broadband take up: 69%

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