Many people and businesses across the North East are already taking advantage of the benefits of fibre based broadband. Take a look at the case studies below for an idea of how your home life or business could get the most from fibre based broadband.
Business case studies
Faster fibre based broadband has put gaming on another level for Durham business Kirby Games.
Durham based business woman, Annette Keelty, uses broadband to boost her British lingerie business, Lingerie by Annette.
Dyer Engineering benefits from fibre based broadband.
Home case studies
Pete found a way to fulfil old ambitions by volunteering where he works. Helping colleagues like Gary get online fills him with pride.
Irene uses video calling every single day while her husband is away. He is a businessman and works away from home all around the world.
Woman and Broadband case studies
Get inspired by these case studies about women who used their digital skills to help run their business.
Ann Walker set up LEVOI, a champagne nail bar and used the Woman in Broadband workshops to find out more about Search Engine Optimisation (how to make her website easier to find) and how to promote her online store to drive extra sales.
Fine Art graduate Helen Morley designs and creates her stunning wallpapers at her home studio in Bishop Auckland. She has launched her business, Waybreads, just a few months ago and has been selected to sell on the coveted independent online retail site Notonthehighstreet.com and also sold her wallpapers to America and has signed a deal to distribute her designs in Japan.