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eltofts_fttp_build

15th July, 2017 - 7:50 am (0 Comments)

Urban fibre optic builder Cityfibre and local ISP partner Diva Telecom have praised the efforts of a rural community in the village of Eltofts, which helped to dig the trenches for a new 1Gbps fibre optic (FTTP) broadband network to connect local premises with the operator’s 117km network in Leeds.

cityfibre fibre optic cable engineers and bosses

5th July, 2017 - 8:08 am (7 Comments)

Fibre optic infrastructure builder Cityfibre has today unveiled plans for a huge network roll-out, which alongside the £29 million (cash) acquisition of ISP Entanet will also see them commence the construction of an ultrafast 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH/P) network in 5 to 10 UK towns and cities during 2018.

virgin_media_copper_coax_cable_virgin_fibre_broadband

22nd June, 2017 - 12:00 am (52 Comments)

Three of the UK’s most pioneering providers’ of ultrafast “full fibre” (FTTP/H) broadband – Gigaclear, Cityfibre and Hyperoptic – have today called on the Advertising Standards Authority to stop rivals from using the term “fibre” to advertise services delivered over slower copper wires.

cityfibre fibre optic cable engineers and bosses

1st June, 2017 - 9:59 am (0 Comments)

Fibre optic network builder Cityfibre, which has established a number of largely business and public sector focused FTTP broadband and Ethernet networks around UK cities, today claims to have “achieved full ISO certification in all core management systems” and all within the space of just 12 months.

TalkTalk Logo 2017

10th May, 2017 - 8:05 am (0 Comments)

Internet provider TalkTalk has today published their latest full year results to 31st March 2017, which saw them bleed fewer on-net broadband subscribers (-20k in H2 vs -29k in H1) in the period to total 3,947,000 and 25% of those take their FTTC based “fibre broadband“.

cityfibre_microtrenching_york_uk

25th April, 2017 - 8:22 am (1 Comment)

Alternative fibre optic network builder Cityfibre has posted their final results to the end of 2016, which reveals that their “completed” cable duct and fibre optic network (FTTP) footprint has increased to 3,383km (up from 743km in 2015) and they now serve 3,962 customer premises (up from 1,200).

cityfibre installing fibre optic cables in uk city

24th April, 2017 - 1:10 pm (2 Comments)

Fibre optic network builder Cityfibre has appointed BT’s former Head of Local Business, Jatinder Sispal, to become their new Head of Carrier and National Providers. Jtinder has been in the technology and telecoms sector for 22 years, also holding senior roles at Telstra and Colt.

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.

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