Access to broadband

Broadband networks can sometimes be inaccessible and unreliable in rural areas. Growing technological advance is aiding in the improvement of this with proposed 5G networks. Checking the mobile coverage in your local area will help in joining the correct network for your area.

The Government is providing up to £210m worth of voucher funding as immediate help for people experiencing slow broadband speeds in rural areas. Check here if you’re eligible for a voucher at your address.

Farming Connect – Would 4G broadband work for you?

See video below, for further information, click here.

Broadband in Wales

A report in 2021 stated that much of rural Wales continues to be blighted by terrible broadband speeds compared with urban areas.
A survey on the issue run by National Federation of Women’s Institutes in Wales, the CLA, Farmers’ Union of Wales, NFU Cymru and Wales Young Farmers’ Club had more than 600 responses.
To read the report Click here

Check the mobile coverage in your area:

  • Compare the network coverage in your area here.

NFU broadband report

5G Use cases

  • 5G Use Cases: Sensor networks for farming and agriculture
  • Click here.
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