Finding a Digital Infrastructure Investor for Cornwall


This investment covers the development phase of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly′s Digital Infrastructure programme.

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Convergence funds will be used to gap fund an investment by the private sector to provide a Next Generation Broadband infrastructure and end user applications.

The Digital Cornwall team will:

  • Present to the Convergence Partnership Delivery Board (PDB) an analysis of the options available for improving broadband infrastructure in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
  • Identify a private sector partner or partners through a competitive tendering process.
  • Begin discussions and work to meet European Union requirements for a large investment of this type
  • Prepare for Regional Development Agency match funding application if needed and HM Treasury approval.