Superfast Berkshire Website has been updated, on the Home page the Berkshire local broadband plan and timescale/progress pdf which outlines the procurement process till its close in July 2013
The Broadband intervention area has been defined (MAP) and will be released to the public at the end of February when the formal public consultation begins.
Demand registration is over 8500+, though progress has slowed in various parishes.
PCP 7 and 11 have had their power works finish, cabs 20/43/45 are currently having power installed between the 12-20th February.
PCP 10 in Thatcham is waiting for power currently planned for the 20-26 February.
Burghfield Common cabinets 2/3/5/7 have been installed- waiting for fibre/power works.
Littlewick Green cabinets 4/6/8/10 are having power installed at current- these serve the housing around cox green school.
The last and final commercial deployment phase (11) has been released by Openreach, their are no further exchanges for Berkshire, though Openreach have said about further exchange announcement and cabinet infill at older exchanges- (this already happens).
All remaining exchanges should be upgraded via the Superfast Berkshire project, its currently in procurement so things will be slow, the timescale pdf shows whats ahead till July 2013 when procurement ends and a supplier is awarded the contract, it will then be 1-3 months of planning and work will continue till March 2015 when the project ends.
Edited by ccxo (Thu 14-Feb-13 02:39:56)