• From Smugglers Haven to Broadband Pioneers

    Historic Robin Hood’s Bay gets high speed broadband for the first time. Robin Hood’s Bay, the historic village and former smuggler’s haven on the dramatic North Yorkshire coast, is now offering visitors and holiday-makers access to high speed broadband for the first time via the Bay Broadband wireless network. Bay Broadband Cooperative was successful in [...]

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  • NYnet Steps Up for Local Community

    NYnet Ltd has fulfilled its promise to the community of Newton on Rawcliffe, to ensure that its broadband service can continue despite problems with the incumbent service provider. It was announced on April 13, at a hearing at Leeds Crown Court, that NextGenus UK CIC and Fibrestream Ltd, had been forced into Administration.  NextGenUs CIC [...]

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  • Community and Businesses Come Together to Bring High Speed Broadband to the Village

    The villages of Nun Monkton and Moor Monkton, just off the A59 towards York, will be able to enjoy high speed broadband in the coming weeks, thanks to the latest Community Broadband Project funded by Defra’s Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE), with match investment from NYnet, CLANNET, and the Nun Monkton Community itself. As [...]

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  • Calling all Community Internet Service and Access Network Providers

    Due to the challenges of attracting investment in delivering broadband to rural locations, such as topology and demographics, market-driven private investments alone will not achieve overall connectivity. To tackle this issue North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) is setting up a framework to attract and assess Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Access Network Providers (ANPs) who [...]

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  • New Broadband Scheme Brings Comfort to RAF Families

    Over 400 residents at the RAF Leeming base will soon be enjoying high speed broadband service with speeds of up to 10mbps, thanks to a community broadband initiative. The families located at the RAF station suffer from nonexistent or extremely poor broadband services.  This makes it extremely difficult for the families to keep in touch [...]

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  • Remote North Yorkshire Moors Valley Boosted by NGA

    Over 150 residents and businesses living and working in a cluster of remote valleys around the Farndale area of the North Yorkshire Moors are to benefit from high-speed, next generation broadband rivalling major city centres thanks to a new project by NYnet and Moorsweb. In the second scheme of its kind in England, the community [...]

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  • North Yorkshire set to Receive Broadband Transformation

    North Yorkshire County Council and NYnet have been successful in a bid to participate in a major new government-backed scheme that aspires to transform broadband access for rural communities in North Yorkshire. The ‘Rural Market Testing Project’ aims to see super-fast broadband introduced in up to 27 Market Towns in North Yorkshire where broadband provision [...]

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  • Surf’s Up for North Yorkshire Pensioners!

    Thousands of pensioners in North Yorkshire will be surfing the web in the county’s libraries thanks to a new high speed broadband connection provided by NYnet. This follows an upgrade to the libraries’ internet connection onto the NYnet network as part of a major contract with North Yorkshire County Council.  This will enable the 42 [...]

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  • Internet Project for Rural Areas wins MP’s Backing

    FORMER Conservative leader William Hague MP is supporting a project that aims to ensure North Yorkshire is not left behind the rest of the world in the next phase of the internet revolution. The MP for Richmond said the NYnet scheme is transforming the county and will hugely benefit the region both economically and socially. [...]

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