26 OCT 2018

Local MP meets Suffolk Broadband providers with towering aspirations

Dr Dan was pleased to meet with local broadband supplier, Fram Broadband, to learn more about how their innovative solution is helping customers in some of Suffolk's harder to reach locations. Established in 2003, Fram Broadband is a community broadband scheme aiming to bring connectivity to areas where broadband is either poor, or non-existent.

The company provides a fibre optic connection via a series of access points, which are very high speed hubs located mainly on church towers, or other equally high points.

As Suffolk nears its target of ensuring every home, business, school and GP surgery has access to fast and reliable broadband, innovative suppliers such as Fram Broadband will no doubt increasingly play their part in delivering creative solutions.

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