B4RN: Broadband for the Rural North

Link to B4RN Website

The purpose of the project is to take a new approach to the ownership, financial and deployment models used traditionally, and still proposed by, telecommunications companies. These models invariably leave rural areas outside of the scope of economic viability for the telecoms companies, and have helped to create the Digital Divide between rural and urban Britain – See more at: http://b4rn.org.uk/about-b4rn#sthash.jFqAfJ3P.dpuf140429_barn_09

  • Barn Reference

    Customer reference:

    6th May 2015

    “Just a note to say that my B4RN installation finished today with the completion of my own network configuration so I am now using it and it is quite excellent.
    Huge huge thanks to you and to all the team who worked so hard to make everything happen.  It is greatly appreciated.
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  • B4RN Latetest Live Connections

    Upp Hall Farm, Beckside Cottage and The Old Barn conncted 22-12-2014.

  • B4RN Speed Test

    Latest village property to go “live” speed test data:

    Before Connection:

    Download: 3.7 Mbps.

    Upload: 0.36 Mbps.


    Download: 899.31 Mbps.

    Upload: 511.33 Mbps.


  • Barn Update

    Borwick properties on line

  • Memorial Hall B4RN connection live

    Many, many thanks to the B4RN boffins who made it happen: Chris, Bruce and Alistair and, of course, Barry.

    House connections will begin to happen over the next few weeks.

    B4RN Borwick & Priest Hutton dig. 

    Rose Cottage Priest Hutton Carnforth, Lancashire LA6 1JP United Kingdom