Cybermoor is a community fibre optic broadband network of the sort that warms the cockles, but isn’t likely to ever compete with broadband behemoths. Not least because it’s funded by a combination of public funds, pocket money and subscriptions.
However today, said ISP has made well-deserved appearance on the BBC site. And it’d be a fool who’d rule out the likelihood of these community broadband schemes playing a key part in the Digital Britain plan.
We think that community broadband will become more and more visible in months to come. Whether in poor urban areas or far-flung rural locations, their blend of old fashioned ideas like community with cutting-edge technology could curiously yet prove to be the future.