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Broadband in Annan

Annan has a long history dating back to Roman times, and was once a thriving shipbuilding port with connections to North America. How well connected is it today via the digital world of the web? Find out in our guide to broadband in Annan.

Over the years the former Royal Burgh of Annan has sustained itself in a variety of ways. While its days as an important maritime town may be behind it, today there are ample digital opportunities for the businesses and residents of Annan. And if current developments proceed as planned, accessing the internet could soon get a whole lot easier.

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Broadband statistics

The following statistics are compiled from 78 broadband speed tests taken in Annan.

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An historic Scottish town

Annan was in the 12th century home to a castle built and lived in by the de Brus family from which the famous Robert the Bruce would later come. During this time the town’s close proximity to the English border meant it was often embroiled in conflict. In more peaceful times though, Annan quietly prospered as a shipbuilding and fishing town.

Annan was until 2004 the home of Chapelcross nuclear power station, and this provided a significant amount of employment before it was decommissioned. Today the town is home to a variety of small businesses, from engineering firms to accountants, and for these to stay competitive, up-to-date digital connections are needed.

A £240,000 pilot project for superfast broadband is currently in progress in the town. Over 2012 a number of volunteer businesses and residents have been trialling the expansion of the Pathfinder project, which has already been used to deliver superfast connectivity to public sector bodies throughout the region. It is hoped that it will eventually bring superfast access to all.

Broadband in Annan currently offers connection speeds varying from between around 2Mbps to 4Mbps on Preston Gardens Hospital Road and Rosemount Crescent, to 10Mbps to 16Mbps in areas closer to the Victoria Road Exchange, such as Port Street.

Broadband providers and services

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Sky broadband

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BT broadband

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Plusnet broadband

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