How will it help me?
Superfast broadband provides an opportunity for you and your family to access a fast, reliable internet service to ensure you stay connected and make the most of what’s on line.
The Superfast broadband network will offer download speeds of 24 Mbps or faster to almost 20,000 homes and businesses that are not currently able to get these speeds.
A full transcript of the Family benefits from Superfast Broadband video is available.
By taking advantage of superfast broadband you can access a wide a range of entertainment streamed direct into your home. Access the latest movies, on demand TV, music and on line gaming, buffer free.
Access web services at the same time
Superfast broadband allows you the flexibility to ensure the whole family makes the most of the web. You and your family will be able to take advantage of the service through multiple devices such as PCs, laptops, tablets, smart phones, games consoles, smart TVs and e-readers.
Connect with friends
Stay connected with friends by taking advantage of Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and other social networking sites.
It’s good to talk. It’s better to see the person, the world feels a smaller place when you can take advantage of video chats using Facetime, Skype and other applications.
Keep up to date with the latest news from your favourite online newspapers, blogs and news channels.
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Shop ’til you drop
Be it the weekly shop, searching for that perfect outfit, or keeping on top of bills and banking services, superfast broadband will help you access services from home effectively and quickly at the click of a button.
The Internet provides ever-expanding opportunities to gain knowledge. It’s great for homework research and help with school projects. It also allows you to study from home with a wide variety of online and e-learning courses.
Working from home
Employees increasingly work from home to improve their effectiveness and to take advantage of flexible working patterns. Superfast broadband will allow employees to take advantage of web-based mail, cloud computing, and superfast connection speeds to ensure a positive working experience without the strain of commuting.
Great for business
Superfast broadband will help our local businesses to grow and deliver more and meet Swindon Borough Council’s aspiration to deliver the ‘right skills, right jobs in the right places’ by ensuring businesses can access the latest web-based applications, efficiently connect with customers using online shops, social media and video chat facilities.
A full transcript of the Small business benefits from Superfast Broadband video is available.