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About your current broadband package
Have you subscribed to superfast broadband?
If yes, which Internet Service Provider have you brought your package from?
BT (Retail) 'Infinity' service
Please state which other Provider:
Is this a Business or Residential package/contract?
Please state what type of contract/package this is
How much roughly do you pay per month for this service?
Greater than £50
Is this more/less or the same as you used to pay?
About the same
What do you use IT and broadband for day to day in your business?
Social Media for business purposes, e.g a facebook page or twitter account
E-invoicing (paying or receiving invoices online)
Updating or posting new content on your company website
Working from home (including Virtual Private Networks)
Video calls or conferencing
E-Learning (e.g. webinars or online training courses)
Creating or viewing videos
Posting an advert online
Making an online sale
Cloud computing (e.g. storing and sharing documents through services such as Dropbox)
Please tick all that apply
In comparison with your previous service, how reliable would you say your broadband service is now?
About the same as my previous service
What has faster broadband enabled you to do that was previously very slow or not possible?
Faster online transactions/order fulfilment
Movement of larger, bulky files (e.g. graphics)
Faster upload of images to websites
What would you say is the best thing about having faster broadband?
Reliable 'always on' service
Faster upload and download speeds
More efficient staff/processes in the workplace
Easier access to websites and sources of information
Cost savings through greater efficiency
If you haven't got superfast broadband yet, why is this?
Not aware it was available in my area
No interest in faster broadband/no application to my business' needs
Existing broadband speed and reliability is enough for my business' needs
Can't justify the additional monthly cost to my business
Not available for my business
Please state any other reasons why you have not got superfast broadband?
If it became available, would your business be interested in Ultrafast broadband (speeds in excess of 100 Mbps download)?
Depends on cost
Depends on other factor(s)
If your decision to take Ultrafast would depend on cost, how much more per month would you be willing to pay?
An additional £10 per month (more than current monthly subscription)
An additional £20 per month
An additional £30 per month
About you and your business
What type of business are you running?
Office services (e.g. typing, printing, payroll, HR)
Online goods and services supply
Creative sector (e.g. digital photograhpy, graphic design, architectural services, crafts)
Food and drink selling or marketing
Farming & agriculture, horticulture
If other, please state
How many people are directly employed by your business?
1 to 5
6 to 10
11 or more
What type of business premises do you operate from?
Work from home
Serviced office accommodation
Would you be willing to take part in future research (e.g. as a case study to benefit the CDS Programme)?
Maybe - would need more information at the time
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