A Neighbourhood Plan Social & Community Leisure & Community Topics Transport & Access Economy Shopping, Employment, Services Houses Spatial Design urban/environment Services Police,Schools & Healthcare Utilities & Environmental Incl Digital Carbon
Digital incl G3/G4
To plan for local growth, for people, jobs, housing, services & infrastructure
How Fast? Speed falls over distance ADSL 2+ 24Mbits ADSL 8Mbits Copper Losses
How Many? ADSL 8Mbits Billingshurst has high ratio of business Billingshurst 3,384 residential 258 non-residential
How Fast? NGA Fibre FTTC 40-80Mbits FTTP 100-300Mbits ADSL 2+ 24Mbits ADSL 8Mbits Copper vs Fibre
How Fast? NGA Fibre FTTC 40-80Mbits FTTP 100-300Mbits ADSL 2+ 24Mbits ADSL 8Mbits So why does anyone need speed ...and where from?
Cheaper & Quicker Internet services are developing rapidly. Cost reductions to services may be possible. Look at broadband, wi-fi and mobile as a set. First step is getting 24Mbits on copper Get dates for 24Mbits locally as part of UK plans Press for BT fibre roll out, or early West Sussex BDUK coverage Are there key users who could help bring forward visibility of demand? Actions & Outcomes? www.digitalcaterham.co.uk Keep other options under review
Solns for individual locations possible. For example a local G3 mobile and wifi soln, can provide speeds now up to 20mbps. Push first for BT throughout village, then BDUK, then spot fix.
Do all new significant size developments as FTTP.
Create Fast Fibre Hubs
Can help new enterprise & old The leaders appear to grow at 250% of the rate of older business. How can Billingshurst attract these kinds of businesses? However there are benefits for existing too. Identify significant Business, Services & Residential demand Local seminars, business fairs, surveys and so on.
What we did Started from a desire to encourage new local business - Approx Spring 2011 Decided Broadband was key. March 2011 Met BT Openzone with MP. July 2011 Invited MP, BT & Surrey Superfast Broadband to local business event - Nov 2011 Started to talk with LEP. Now a growing places bid. Joined Digital Surrey & formed Digital Caterham Brought parties together. District, BT, County, LEP. A Neighbourhood Plan via Front Runner scheme? 1st June 2012 for NGA Announced Working on issues with 4 of 26 cabinets
What we did Started from a desire to encourage new local business - Approx Spring 2011 1st June 2012 for NGA Announced Working on issues with 4 of 26 cabinets
Links & help ENTERPRISE Chris Windridge 07850 757037 [email_address] Caterham Partnership & Digital Caterham http://www.superfast-openreach.co.uk/ BT Openreach Superfast info http://www.broadband-notspot.org.uk/ Broadband Not Spots http://www.samknows.com/broadband/broadband_availability Sam Knows. Good general Broadband info www.digitalcaterham.co.uk Caterham site for Local digital information