The benefits of super-fast broadband
Benefits for you
It's easier to stay in touch with relatives at home and abroad
using social media sites, email or video links
If you find it difficult to leave the house or simply don't have
enough time to do your shopping or pay your bills you can do both
quickly and easily online.
Downloading films, music and games is faster.
Interacting with your friends, people in the next town, another
city or another country is easier and quicker, counteracting social
You will have access to the lastest news as soon as it is
Benefits for business
Over the past 20 years Kent has seen a massive increase in
growth, and to attract more business and economic growth to our
communities we need to equip the county with a strong digital
Broadband is essential for regeneration, making Kent the
destination of business choice for the future.
With the Olympics just around the corner we want
to attract their business to smaller areas, benefitting your
communities in terms of regeneration and the economy.
Benefits for services
A stronger digital structure will help to modernise libraries,
making the internet more accessible to people who don’t have
computers at home.
Broadband will give you the option to download e-books straight
to your computer.
Accessing services will be easier and more convenient, such as
paying bills, council tax, registering for courses and finding out
about other council services.
Benefits for education
There has been a rapid increase in demand for broadband in
schools and we need to equip children and young people with
the skills and tools they will need for life in the 21st
Adult education services also want better, faster broadband to
help adults improve and gain new skills.
Broadband will give children and adults equal opportunities to
people being educated in cities where broadband maybe much