Leicester & Leicestershire Accelerated Broadband

Project Sponsors: Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council

Total indicative LGF allocation: £3.1 million

Funding in 2015/16: £1.05 million

  • This project will extend access of at least 24Mbps to 98.4% in Leicester City and 97.3% in Leicestershire
  • It will improve broadband coverage to 3000 SMEs and generate around £92m to the local economy.
  • The project is on track and on budget and coverage targets are being achieved