- Hints from Fastershire ("Coverage is king; Be clear on the risks")
- Bidding process, including latest status for projects
- Gap Funding principles
- The USC voucher scheme (valid everywhere except Wales & CDS)
- How to show compliance with the NGA requirements (network topologies, wireless link budgets etc).
The USC scheme presentation had these two paragraphs next to each other on the same slide. One says it helps raise funds to build a new broadband network, the other says it cannot be used to fund building new network infrastructure:
In reference to www.slideshare.net/INCA_NextGen/incabduk-seminar-hiren-dhimar-bduk:Community Schemes
Customers can "pool" their subsidies to support with installation costs to help raise funds for having a new broadband network built in their area.
The same eligibility criteria apply to the use of the subsidy under a community scheme, i.e. it cannot be used to fund building of new network infrastructure.
Can you figure out the subtle difference?
My guess is that an ISP could build new network infrastructure provided the funding come from a pool of plain, standard "installation costs" that would have applied to any individual. i.e. No ECC's.