Rose Green fibre upgrade

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Rose Green fibre upgrade

Rose Green fibre upgrade

Kern Herskind Nightingale By Kern Herskind Nightingale

Upgrading the Rose Green cabinet to fibre!

Chappel Idea stage

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We have been working with BT Community Fibre to upgrade the cabinet at Rose Green to Fibre. The will be jointly funded by BT Openreach and the community. The cost to the community is £24381 - but 57 households have applied for better broadband vouchers which will bring our shortfall down to £4431.

What we'll deliver:

  • Upgrade the Rose Green cabinet to fibre (FTTC)

Why it's a great idea:

When the fibre broadband cabinet has been connected at Rose Green it becomes part of the permanent infrastructure of the village. The 97 properties that are connected to the Rose Green exchange will be able to subscribe to superfast broadband (minimum 24Mbps - possibly 60+Mbps depending on the distance to the cabinet) from a multitude of commercial providers.

Steps to get it done:

  • Contract signed with BT Community Fibre
  • Rose Green cabinet taking orders for fibre broadband

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Location Chappel

Chappel has 7 other projects and £355,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Chappel, east of the viaduct.

Council

Essex County Council

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How will the money be spent?Total £24,854

Better Broadband Vouchers - £19,950 (80%)
GAP Community contribution to fibre upgrade - £4,431 (18%)
Other - £473 (2%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

80%
Better Broadband Vouchers
£19,950
18%
GAP Community contribution to fibre upgrade
£4,431
2%
Other
£473
  • Spacehive fees
    £222
  • Transaction Fees
    £207
  • VAT
    £44

Total £24,854

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