Start-up and growth

Super Connected broadband scheme

Oldham business can apply for a grant of up to £3,000 to:

  • Help with the costs of installing superfast broadband
  • Double their existing speed if it is already above 30MB 

Funding is limited and on a first come first served basis.

VAT is payable on the connection charge and companies will also have to pay the monthly subscription fee for their new broadband connection.

A voucher can be claimed by an individual organisation, or organisations can apply as a group, through a landlord or agent.

To find out more and to check if you are eligible, visit:

The council has already invested £369,000 towards the roll out of super-fast broadband across the borough which will ensure that 99.6 per cent of premises will have access to this speed by the end of 2017.

Businesses can also choose to get their faster broadband via wireless technology.