As part of the Superfast West Yorkshire & York Broadband Programme, fibre-optic broadband is now available from Cabinet 5 located at the junction of Spofforth Hill and The Spinney opposite Glebe Field Drive, Wetherby LS22 6SU. This cabinet, attached to the Wetherby Exchange went live on the 20 February 2018 and is customer ready for service.
Residents and businesses located at the following postcodes can upgrade to a fibre-optic broadband service by contacting a communications provider of their choice.
LS22 6SF - addresses 7B,7C,9,9A,9B,9C,11,11A,11B,13,13A,15,17,19, 21,23,25,27,29,31,33,35,37,39, 41,43,45 Pine Court, 45A Ash Trees, 47,49, Spindlewood, The Cottage,Spofforth Hill
LS22 6XH - addresses 9,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,24,26,28,30,32 Carlton Approach
50 premises will benefit and upon upgrade they can access broadband speeds of >24mbps.
The programme is funded by Local Authorities (Calderdale, Bradford, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield and York), West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), BT, BDUK (part of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport – Superfast Extension Programme) and has secured £6.89m funding from the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 England Operational Programme.
One of the programme objectives is to increase availability of, and take up, of superfast broadband services to boost business competitiveness and stimulate the local area by promoting the social and economic benefits of having access to fibre broadband in the home. The infrastructure being deployed will provide superfast capability to approximately 26,000 premises across West Yorkshire and parts of York.
How to upgrade
Follow two easy steps to upgrade to fibre-optic broadband...
Step 1: Check if you can upgrade
You will need to upgrade to benefit from faster broadband speeds. One postcode could be served by two or more cabinets so it is important to check that you can upgrade by telephone number, and not just postcode and address https://www.homeandbusiness.openreach.co.uk/fibre-broadband/when-can-i-get-fibre
Step 2: Find the best broadband package to suit not only your budget but your broadband needs.
Contact your existing supplier or use a broadband comparison site for free, impartial advice to find the best deal for fibre-optic broadband. The following sites are currently accredited members of the Ofcom price comparison scheme (broadband): broadbandchoices, simplifydigital, broadband.co.uk