Publications

Digital Scotland National Report - initial contract period

Find out what the programme achieved in its initial contract period - until March 2018.

View National Report pdf

Exchange Only Lines

If you're connected to an exchange only line, this sheet will tell you exactly what work needs to be done within the programme.

View Exchange Only Lines pdf

Fibre Roll-out to New Housing Developments

New housing developments, built after 2011, were not part of the original scope of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme – the programme only included property built prior to 2011. Find out why here.

View Fibre Roll-out pdf

What broadband speeds do you need?

Although superfast broadband speeds bring great benefits to homes and businesses, the exact advantages differ depending on what activities you need to do online.

DSSB Broadband Speed Table pdf

Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP)

Fibre-to-the-premises provides the fastest connection currently available through fibre technology.

View FTTP pdf

Benefits Realisation report (April 2019)

Research has suggested that every public pound invested in fibre broadband in Scotland is delivering almost £12 of benefits to the Scottish economy.

DSSB Analysys Mason Final Report (April 2019) pdf

Long Lines

Your cabinet is enabled for fibre, but unfortunately your premises are too far from the cabinet to benefit from an uplift to superfast speeds. This is called having a ‘long line’.

View Long Lines pdf

Understanding Fibre Broadband Speeds

The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme has rolled out a fibre optic infrastructure across Scotland to complement the existing commercial network. The Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme has brought fibre infrastructure to areas that are not covered by commercial plans.

DSSB Understanding Fibre Broadband Speeds pdf

Living in Rented Accommodation?

Are you connected to fibre broadband? Across Scotland thousands of people are realising the benefits of fibre broadband...

DSSB Rented Accommodation pdf

So what is Fibre Optic Broadband?

Fibre broadband is one of the fastest and most reliable broadband connections available in the world today.

View Fibre Optics pdf

The Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme (SBVS)

The SBVS will ensure that every address in Scotland has the ability to access a superfast broadband connection by the end of 2021.

View Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme (SBVS) pdf