Key aims

To improve access to broadband for residents and businesses in Wiltshire

All premises within Wiltshire to have access to a minimum broadband service of 2Mbps achieving the Government’s aim to have standard broadband available to virtually all areas. A minimum of 91% of premises will be able to access the higher performing next generation superfast broadband (+24Mbps).

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To increase the range and usage of council online services

The council’s website presence will be developed further to improve its capability to offer a wider range of interactive online services. Promotion will also be undertaken to increase demand and take up of online services.

This will achieve:

To ensure that everyone has the opportunity to become digitally literate and confident users of technology

Communities will be supported through the use of volunteers to provide hands on support for digital literacy. Small, medium and micro businesses will also be supported to make the best use of technology including online purchasing and communications.

This will achieve: