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cityfibre installing fibre optic cables in uk city

10th April, 2017 - 10:44 am (0 Comments)

Cityfibre has announced that two further large towns in Berkshire (England) – Slough and Maidenhead – will be the next on their list to benefit from the deployment of a new 1Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband and Ethernet network for local businesses.

cityfibre_contractor_fail

5th April, 2017 - 12:39 pm (2 Comments)

The Scottish Road Works Commissioner has fined fibre optic network builder Cityfibre £35,000 due to a “number of serious failures to comply with road works legislation in Scotland,” such as the one that occurred in Edinburgh (here) after a contractor sat exposed in a manhole on a busy street.

cityfibre_fibre_optic_development_uk1

3rd April, 2017 - 8:38 am (1 Comment)

Telecoms and broadband companies including BT, Virgin Media and Cityfibre have been named and shamed by the Kirklees Council in West Yorkshire (England) after the local authority highlighted frustration at the rise in “defective” street works, which required the civil works to be re-done.

cityfibre fibre optic leeds dig

27th March, 2017 - 9:57 am (1 Comment)

The first businesses have this week gone live on Cityfibre’s new Gigabit capable Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband and Ethernet networks in the Berkshire towns of Bracknell and Reading, with local business ISP BtL Communications supplying the connectivity products.

cityfibre gigabit city glasgow

14th March, 2017 - 10:34 am (1 Comment)

Cityfibre has announced that the construction of their pure fibre optic ultrafast broadband and Ethernet network in the city of Glasgow (Scotland) has now begun moving westwards into the Finnieston area, where a number of local businesses have expressed an interest in receiving their service.

cityfibre_contractor_fail

8th March, 2017 - 9:13 am (7 Comments)

Cityfibre has suspended one of their civil works contractors, KNNS, in the city of Edinburgh (Scotland). The action occurred after a dashcam video emerged that showed one of their fibre optic engineers sitting exposed in a manhole on a busy 30MPH street, with only two small traffic cones for protection.

cityfibre_uk

28th February, 2017 - 9:21 am (0 Comments)

Fibre optic network developer Cityfibre has today announced the appointment of Christopher Michael Renwick Stone (aged 54) to become the company’s new Non-Executive Chairman with immediate effect. Chris is currently a Non-Executive Director (formerly CEO) of Radius Worldwide.

money gbp sterling pound pile

13th February, 2017 - 2:58 pm (6 Comments)

Last week we reported on the case of four men who had been found guilty of a £160m financing fraud that involved Total Asset Finance (TAF) and H2O Networks Ltd. (here), which was one of the UK’s early FTTH/P network pioneers. The men have now been sentenced to a total of 44 years in jail.

fibre_optic_blue_explosion

13th February, 2017 - 11:53 am (0 Comments)

Business ISP Onecom has launched a new “Lighting Up Coventry” campaign for businesses in the West Midlands city, which offers installation worth £2,000 at no charge to any business that takes their “ultra-fast” (up to 1Gbps) Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) broadband.

fibre optic ftth broadband cable laying

8th February, 2017 - 8:33 am (0 Comments)

After years of waiting the Southwark Crown Court has found four men guilty of a £160 million financing fraud, which is a case that began in 2010/11 (here) after the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) opened an investigation into one of the UK’s early pioneers of alternative fibre optic broadband networks.

fibre optic cables on pcb circuit board

7th February, 2017 - 9:47 am (0 Comments)

Business ISP Gamma has moved to upgrade their national core network in the United Kingdom by signing a new long-haul Dark Fibre agreement with Cityfibre. The access agreement will connect 15 data centres and exchanges across the country via CityFibre’s long-distance and metro networks.

cityfibre_logo_in_office_building_space

31st January, 2017 - 9:00 am (0 Comments)

Fibre optic network developer Cityfibre has today published a preliminary trading update for the year to 31st December 2016, which among other things confirms that they have pure fibre networks in 42 UK “cities” and this reflects 3,383km of network assets in use (up from 743km at the end of 2015).

fibre_optic_blue_strands_storm

26th January, 2017 - 9:53 am (0 Comments)

It’s been four months since Cityfibre’s 45km Gigabit capable fibre optic (FTTP) network went live in the Northamptonshire town of Northampton and the operator has today announced that the first “businesses” are finally live, but the only one they’ve named is their own ISP partner DBfB.

aberdeen city broadband

23rd January, 2017 - 11:30 am (6 Comments)

Cityfibre has announced that their 1Gbps capable fibre optic (FTTP) broadband network in the city of Aberdeen (Aberdeen Core), which is already being used to connect local businesses, is being extended to connect over 100 public buildings (schools, libraries etc.).

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