VINTAGE PROJECT
Super Connected City

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SUPERCITY  =  Super Connected City
Maximising the availability of ultrafast broadband in Derry City
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Project Status: Completed
Project Leader: Colm Mc Colgan
EU Programme: Dept of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI)
Project Budget:  €1,984,000
Start Date:  Jan, 2007
Finish Date:  Dec, 2007
The aim of the project is to:

The implementation of a voucher scheme making FTTP more affordable to SMEs, the provision of Wi-Fi spots along the Derry City Walls and the availability of Wi-Fi in public buildings such as leisure facilities, cultural tourism venues and transportation hubs.

Specific objectives are to:
  • To maximise the availability of ultrafast broadband (80-100 Mbps)
  • Drive economic growth
  • Achieve city-wide high-speed wireless connectivity
  • Develop competitive markets in network and broadband provision
Derry & Strabane, United Kingdom
Derry City & Strabane District Council   (Lead Partner)

Donegal, Ireland
ERNACT Network   (Partner)

Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Ulster University   (Partner)

The aim of the Super Connected City project is to stimulate the creation of a market for broadband services within the learning government and visitor/tourism sectors in the Derry City Council area.
Core ERNACT regions
Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
Gaeltacht
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Ljubljana
Slovenia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrland
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom