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Fibre optic broadband reaches Grimsay and Great Bernera

Aug 29, 2019 - ICT Monitor Worldwide

New full fibre broadband networks have gone live in Na h-Eileanan an Iar after the Digital Scotland project reached Grimsay and Great Bernera in the Outer Hebrides.

The latest stage in the expansion of fibre broadband provision has seen the 113 households on Grimsay, which sits off North Uist, get access to ultrafast broadband, while 100 miles north on Great Bernera, off the north-west coast of Lewis, all 220 households can connect.

The new networks, built using 90KM of new fibre cab...