dark fibre

What is fibre-optic business rates relief and how can telecoms providers apply for it?

Dark fibre, Trenches Law guest blog

As more organisations look to a variety of ways to stay connected, there has been an increase over the years in demand for dark fibre and how it can benefit businesses moving forward.

In April 2017, the Government introduced a five-year holiday period on business rates for new fibre optic broadband infrastructure (FTTP).

So, what do business leaders have to consider, and how do they claim rates relief before the deadline? We questioned Phil Ray, Director of business rates at Altus Group, to provide this guidance…