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Digital York & FACTCO are delighted to announce that ‘Project Elvington’ is live! This install is the first of three phases that will happen in the village. The first series of home installation appointments are taking place and are being managed by FACTCO (the Fibre and Communication Technology company, who are one of the leading registered suppliers in the UK of the Project Gigabit Voucher Scheme, provided by the DCMS).
How does a visitor attraction continue to function if there are no visitors? This was the question facing Sarah Maltby, Director of Attractions at York Archaeological Trust (YAT), when COVID-19 struck and JORVIK Viking Centre had to close. The answer, as Sarah explains, was investing in digital to make new experiences and virtual events that people from all walks of life could enjoy.
If there is one way to persuade a business to adopt digital technologies, it is to explain how doing so can improve their bottom line. Bradford-based shed manufacturer, Power Sheds, is a striking case in point, having used digital tools to become a multi-million pound company in a little over three years of trading.
A new report commissioned by CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent carrier-neutral Full Fibre platform, has identified that York stands to be a huge beneficiary from the rollout of future-proof Full Fibre infrastructure.
York has made the shortlist to be chosen as the home of Great British Railways!
The government is on a mission to deliver lightning-fast, reliable broadband to everyone in the UK, investing £5 billion in Project Gigabit to ensure that hard-to-reach communities are not left out.