2017 Report details for project: Broadband Delivery Programme

Project name: Broadband Delivery Programme - there are 6 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
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Organisation: DCMS (D5) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2017 (data is from Sept 2016)
Category: Infrastructure - see all reports for this category
Description: Phase 1: Delivering superfast broadband (24Mbs+) to 90% of UK premises by early 2016 and delivering universal standard broadband (2Mbps). 4.1million superfast premises to be covered under Phase 1, delivered through 44 projects, and a small number of joint Rural Community Broadband Projects with DEFRA.Phase 2: Delivering superfast broadband (24Mbs+) to 95% of UK premises by December 2017, as a continuation of Phase 1 covering c1 million premises. Combined investment of £1.7bn central and local Government plus supplier investment.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Green
DCA text: An IPA PAR review was undertaken in November 2016 provding the programme with an Amber/Green rating.
Start date: 2010-12-06
End date: 2020-12-31
Schedule text: The programme reached 90% superfast coverage in April 2016 and is on track to reach 95% superfast coverage by the end of 2017. Coverage as at March 2017 reported by ThinkBroadband is 92.6%.
Baseline: £456.10m
Forecast: £437.80m
Variance: -4.00%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost: £2,223.90m
WLCost text: The c£2.2bn whole life cost is made up of c£1.7bn public sector funding and the remainder supplier investment. Of the £1.7bn public sector funding, £770m has been provided by BDUK with the remainder being match funding provided by Local Authorities.
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Sourcefile: IPA_2017.csv

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