How our community schemes work
Our fibre optic network continues to expand on a daily basis. We currently have over 500km of cable buried across the Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire & Hampshire countryside, used to connect up our 150 wireless masts providing super resilient connections and serving over 300 customers with direct fibre to the home or premises connections.
Our community fibre schemes are designed for villages, hamlets and areas where traditional copper cables (provided by Openreach) perform poorly due to the long distances from BT’s green cabinets or where our wireless broadband proves difficult to implement due to a lack of line of sight.
The government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) are currently providing grants to small businesses and their surrounding residents to fund installations of fibre to the home in the form of a “Gigabit Voucher”. As a preferred partner, Wessex Internet are implementing schemes to provide ultrafast, future proofed fibre optic broadband to many areas across our coverage region. If you’re stuck with broadband that feels more like dial-up from the 1990’s and live within our coverage area, please register your interest by clicking here and filling out a short form.
Live Community Schemes
Here you will find the details of all our active and planned community full fibre schemes. If you live in or around any of the schemes, please register your interest and follow the progress below.
Potential Community Schemes
Here you will find the details of all our potential community full fibre schemes. If you live in or around any of the schemes, please register your interest and follow the progress below. If you would like to become a community champion for any of these schemes that don’t currently have a champion, please let us know when you register
New Community Schemes
If you can’t find your village or community listed above, don’t worry. We continually look for new areas that we think may benefit from our ultrafast full fibre broadband. The best thing to do is register your interest, and if you would like to become a community champion for your area, let us know when you register – our community champions help spread the word locally and rally support from their neighbours and local businesses. The more interest there is in your area, the more likely we are to extend our network to your community. Fill out a short registration of interest form by clicking the button below
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Fast internet but loose connection from time to time.
Great value and service.
Great customer service. Helpful engineer.
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After any years of very poor broadband with BT we were able to join Wessex Internet and have never looked back. Thank you.
superfast a bit disappointing. Worked superfast at first, but seems to have slowed down again.
Living in a remote area and struggling for many years with a minimal download speed of 1 mb, we turned to Wessex Internet We now get a minimal speed of 50 mb with no lagging or buffering, it has made such a difference, and they were very helpful every step of the way!
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We have only had Wessex internet for a few months and everything is working well, we only have the 35mb speed which is more than adequate for general use and watching programs such as Netflix and prime tv
Everything seems to be ok. Sometimes it seems a bit slow but I don't know if that is my MacBook or the internet.
Dealing with Wessex Internet has been very straightforward. The installation process was completed efficiently and effectively and I am getting the speeds promised.
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Still a brilliant service. Really happy!
Efficient set up. Friendly office staff Quality reception/signal Thus far very pleased and would recommend.
Swift, efficient, value for money and pleasant people.
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An extremely good service from first contact through to installation, quick and efficient. The speeds are so much quicker than the old broadband, programmes are ready to watch before I’ve sat down again and when doing boring things like VAT returns, it doesn’t keep cutting out and I have to reconnect. My only gripe is that it doesn’t reach all round the house but I can live with that.
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The cable was laid underground with the minimum of fuss by a skilful machine operator who was very thorough in respect of finding depth of existing pipes and cables and the end result is we have a very good signal and can very nearly say goodbye to BT, which would please me very much indeed.