Digital Connectivity

Sheffield has an excellent digital infrastructure and is a significant location in the UK for internet connectivity given its proximity to existing national telecommunications networks. With all major providers routing a significant amount of traffic via Sheffield, businesses located in the city benefit from efficient access to the UK, Europe and the World.

Sheffield’s network infrastructure has seen major investment in recent years.  BT, the UK’s largest telecommunications provider has made major investments in the city ensuring that BT’s network in Sheffield runs on the latest technology and is ready for future growth and new technologies. Virgin Media also has extensive coverage to the majority of the city and is offering its fastest available products including fibre leased lines.  In addition to this, Easynet, ASK4, Level 3 and SSE Telecom have all invested to develop infrastructure including points of presence in the city.

For maps showing Sheffield's connectivity, please see the related downloads on the right. 

If you are benchmarking the city for a client, or making an investment case for your business and need data, please contact us on +44 (0)114 2232407 creativesheffield@sheffield.gov.uk as we may be able to assist.