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Once your fibre cabinet is up and running you may be able to switch to fibre broadband, follow these three easy steps:

The Openreach fibre availability checkerthis external link will open in a new window shows you if you can get fibre broadband to your home or property, however please note that this information is fed from a national database managed by a third party and is outside the County Councilís control.

 

1) Check your cabinet has been enabled by using our postcode checker

Our postcode checker will tell you the status of progress on the cabinet that you are connected to, if it isn't available to you yet, please register your interest with us and we will let you know when it has become live via email. You will also find updates on our Twitter page. Click here to use the post code checker now

 

2) Contact your chosen Internet Service Provider to order (ISP)

The switch to fibre broadband is not an automatic one - you will have to contact an ISP to benefit form the service. Lots of internet service providers offer fibre broadband for the home and businesses. Check out the deals that they have available and choose the one that suits your needs in order to get a comptitive deal. For an up to date list please check out our Broadband Providers page. Please be aware that not all providers are offering the service just yet.

 

3) Enjoy the benefits of fibre broadband in your home or business

We are implementing a service that can potentially be life changing, for more information on how it would benefit you please visit the For Home or For Business pages. If you love this service as much as we do and would like to be a case study for us please email us at info@connectingcumbria.org.uk