Wessex adds another 16 communities across three counties

Fri, 5/07/2024 - 14:11
Wessex Internet

Wessex Internet has connected 16 villages and other rural communities in Dorset, Somerset and Hampshire between April and June 2024.

The network is live in Dorset across Child Okeford, Gussage St Michael, Hazelbury Bryan, Holwell, Mappowder & Pleck Hill, Marnhull, Stourton Caundle and Tadnoll.

Premises have been connected in Somerset in Dimmer & Blackworthy, Lovington, Lytes Cary, Podimore, Somerto, Yeovilton and Welham. Damerham in Hampshire has also been connected.

During this period, the altnet has grown to more than 300 employees and was named the Best Rural Enterprise in the UK at the annual Countryside Alliance Awards.

Gavin Davies, COO at Wessex Internet, said: “We will be continuing to grow our teams over the next few months, including at our new base in Codford, as we fulfil our plans to deliver full fibre internet to rural areas across Dorset, Somerset, Hampshire and Wiltshire.”