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Scotland launches rural broadband grants programme

Tuesday 25 August 2015 | 09:26 CET | News
Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the new Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP) broadband grant scheme, a GBP 9 million fund to support community-led projects. The broadband scheme is part of the SDRP's GBP 1.3 billion budget for 2014-2020. The scheme delivered by Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) takes the available funding for projects up to GBP 16.5 million. It targets projects such as GigaPlus Argyll, which will bring broadband to the most remote premises across eight island and mainland communities in western Scotland. The broadband programme will support

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