Decision details

Local Broadband Fund - Phase 2 - Approval to Progress to Contract Award

Decision Maker: Chief Digital Officer

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


AGREED: that To the bid submitted by Telcom Networks Ltd be accepted for the delivery of Phase 2 of the Local Broadband Fund for gigabit capable fibre broadband to be provided to areas which are currently poorly served by the commercial marketplace.


Reasons for the decision:

1.    In order to deliver Gigabit capable broadband to premises which current receive a sub-30Mbps service

2.    In order to address premises identified as high on the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation

3.    In order to address premises identified as being excluded from commercial roll-out plans and so at risk of being left behind.

4.    In order to meet the requirements of the Local Broadband Fund awarded to the Council in 2022.


Publication date: 16/11/2023

Date of decision: 16/11/2023

Effective from: 28/11/2023