Wessex Internet Nominated for Rural Enterprise Excellence at Countryside Alliance Awards 2024:


Wessex Internet has clinched a spot in the South West final for the esteemed Countryside Alliance Awards 2024. The company’s nomination in the Rural Enterprise category places it in contention for what is affectionately known as a ‘Rural Oscar.’

Hector Gibson Fleming Wessex Internet

Established 17 years ago, the Countryside Alliance Awards recognise the spirit, resilience and unique nature of rural businesses, underscoring their pivotal role in local economies and communities. Wessex Internet’s inclusion among the finalists is due to its commitment to bridging the digital divide in rural areas through its provision of ultrafast full fibre broadband.

The prestigious awards are driven by public nominations giving an opportunity for the general public to shine a spotlight on their favorite rural businesses, recognising their passion, commitment, and dedication to championing local communities. With categories spanning village shop, butcher, pub, rural enterprise, and local food, the awards showcase the diverse tapestry of rural entrepreneurship.

Hector Gibson Fleming, CEO of Wessex Internet, expressed pride in the nomination, stating, “We’re proud to have been nominated for the Rural Enterprise category at the Countryside Alliance Awards. This nomination is recognition of our commitment to connecting the rural countryside to ultrafast full fibre broadband, for the last 14 years.”

Voting has now opened to decide the winners, the announcement of which is scheduled for mid-April, with regional champions convening at a distinguished House of Lords reception on Tuesday, June 25th, where the ultimate UK champions will be unveiled.

To cast your vote in support of Wessex Internet please click the following link: https://bit.ly/3SMTixX.

Wessex Internet

Countryside Alliance


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