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14th May, 2024 (12 Comments)

Mobile operator and UK ISP Vodafone has today published their Q4 FY24 financial results, which saw their fixed broadband base grow to total 1.383 million customers (up by 52k in Q4 vs 39k in the Q3) and their mobile base reach a total of 18.638 million (up by 66k in Q4 vs 330k in Q3).

Lit Fibre Engineer Splicing Fibre Lines

14th May, 2024 (13 Comments)

Gigabit broadband builder CityFibre has today announced the completion of their recent share-based acquisition deal for alternative network provider and UK ISP Lit Fibre (here), which adds another 220,000 premises to their existing full fibre coverage (i.e. a predicted total of c.3.8 million or c.3.5m RFS) – rising to 300k once existing builds complete in 2025.

CityFibre Street Works and Signs

8th May, 2024 (22 Comments)

Network operator CityFibre has this morning revealed that their 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network has now grown to cover 3.6 million UK premises (3.3m RFS), which is up slightly from 3.5m (3.2m RFS) in late January 2024. The network is also home to 400,000 customer connections (up 77% year-on-year).



1st May, 2024 (24 Comments)

Business and residential broadband ISP iDNET has just become the latest provider to launch a symmetric speed package based off CityFibre’s top 2.5Gbps wholesale tier (advertised at an average speed of 1.8Gbps), which is being targetted at fans of online multiplayer gaming (not that raw speed really makes a difference to gaming at this level).


30th April, 2024 (24 Comments)

Mobile operator and ISP Vodafone UK has today announced the launch of both a new ‘Power Hub‘ router for their home broadband packages and a complementary new ‘Super Wi-Fi 6 Booster‘ device to help improve home wireless connectivity. New customers, joining from today, on any standard plan will receive the Power Hub router.


25th April, 2024 (4 Comments)

Network operator CityFibre has revealed that their £50m project to deploy a gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across the West Midland’s city of Wolverhampton, which began all the way back in July 2020 (here), has now covered over 90,000 premises (homes and businesses).


cityfibre wall box fttp broadband

24th April, 2024 (28 Comments)

Shropshire-based UK ISP Aquiss has followed last week’s launch of their first packages based off CityFibre’s growing national Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network, which initially only offered speeds of up to 900Mbps, by today complementing them with the addition of plans based off the 1.2Gbps and 2.5Gbps tiers.

aquiss uk isp

18th April, 2024 (11 Comments)

Shropshire-based UK ISP Aquiss has this evening announced the launch of their first home broadband packages based off CityFibre’s national Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network (here), which will complement their existing range of Openreach-based services.


18th April, 2024 (0 Comments)

Network operator Colt (Colt Technology Services) recently revealed (here) that their metro fibre optic broadband and Ethernet network has been expanded to reach 7,000 more on-net sites through their long-running partnership with CityFibre, which is deploying a full fibre network across a significant chunk of the UK.



12th April, 2024 (15 Comments)

Internet provider Cuckoo has confirmed that, starting from today, new customers in CityFibre’s full fibre (FTTP) broadband areas that may be looking to sign-up online with UK ISP Giganet will instead be diverted to Cuckoo. The move forms part of Fern Trading‘s (Octopus Investments) ongoing network consolidated efforts.

CityFibre Banner and Fibre Optic Cable Reel

3rd April, 2024 (49 Comments)

Sometimes it can be difficult to keep track of where CityFibre’s contractors are building their new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network, as well as which of those builds have started to go live (i.e. allowing you to order services from an ISP) or even been completed. The following list may help to answer that.

Lit Fibre ONT Install

28th March, 2024 (0 Comments)

Alternative network provider and broadband ISP Lit Fibre, which is currently in the process of being acquired by CityFibre for an undisclosed sum (here), has informed ISPreview that customers on their FTTP network in several Western and South Western towns will be able to benefit from a special price discount.


CityFibre Engineer Standing in Street

28th March, 2024 (5 Comments)

CityFibre has today provided a progress update on their £21m project to roll-out a 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network across the Lincolnshire (England) city of Lincoln, which began in March 2022 (here) and has now largely completed its build across the wards of Abbey, Glebe, Minster, Castle, Carholme and Birchwood.


27th March, 2024 (0 Comments)

Internet service provider Link Broadband, which typically sells FTTP broadband packages via a number of alternative networks, has today become the latest to have their customer base acquired by the Telecom Acquisitions (TAL) group. The deal applies to Link’s customers on the CityFibre network.

Lit Fibre Sign on Street Barriers

14th March, 2024 (38 Comments)

Network operator CityFibre, which has made no secret of its desire to boost the growth of their 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network through consolidation (example), will later this morning announce the c.£80m acquisition of alternative network provider Lit Fibre.


14th March, 2024 (15 Comments)

Telecoms provider Vodafone UK will today launch “The Great British Telecoms Switch” campaign, which encourages those on Openreach’s wider fixed broadband and phone network – with different ISPs – to save money by switching to their service. New customers who take their top 900Mbps FTTP plan will also get up to £100 to cover any early exit fees.


3rd March, 2024 (21 Comments)

Broadband ISP Zen Internet has furnished ISPreview with a small update on their efforts to make their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband packages available – nationwide – across CityFibre’s entire UK network, which was previously due to complete at the end of 2023.

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