Dundee's businesses have access to the latest digital technology providing high-speed connectivity, guaranteeing unrivalled levels of access. This world class infrastructure has enabled the City's entrepreneurs to develop Dundee into one of Europe's leading software, games and biotechnology centres.
The facilities within the city include fibre connectivity infrastructure provided by Virgin Media, Brightsolid, and BT. There are a whole host of providers delivering a multitude of services, including VoIP, 4/3G, voice and data services, working over this infrastructure.
Dundee has an advantageous status within the broadband economy by having the highest average broadband speeds in the UK (speedtest.net 2011).Currently with over 97% (Scottish Government) access to fibre-based broadband this is expected to rise to over 98% in the next few years with Virgin Media investing in the Project Lightning program and the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband project upgrading speeds across the City.
Dundee benefits from a unique strategic position at the heart of the motorway network, which connects the city to Perth, Stirling, Fife, Aberdeen, Inverness and beyond. The strategic road network to and from Dundee, and to the remainder of Scotland, is fast and uncongested. The benefits of a Dundee based location include:
Road Network Free of Congestion
A maximum drive time of 20 minutes to travel between any two points within the City; Dundee Travel Information
Access to Integrated Rail Network
Regular scheduled rail services from the East Coast main line with connections to Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Glasgow:
- London Kings Cross (hourly service, 5hrs 30mins travel time), Euston Station (hourly service, 6hr travel time)
- Glasgow Queens Street (hourly service, 1hr 40mins travel time)
- Edinburgh Waverley (half hourly service, 1hr 15mins travel time)
City Airport with Direct Service to London
- Direct air service from Dundee Airport to London Stansted and Amsterdam Schipol, provided by Flybe.