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Virgin Media O2 Engineers Holding Fibre Cables

18th June, 2024 (0 Comments)

Network operator nexfibre has today confirmed that they’ve expanded their 2Gbps speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP / XGS-PON) broadband network, alongside partner UK ISP Virgin Media (VMO2), to cover an additional 25,000 premises in the seaside town of Lowestof in Suffolk (England).

Lightspeed-Broadband-UK-Build-Map-2023

11th May, 2024 (8 Comments)

Network operator and UK ISP LightSpeed Broadband, which was last year acquired by Kompass Kapital (here) after suffering job cuts and a slowdown of their full fibre (FTTP) build in the East of England (here), has announced that they’re shifting their HQ from Spalding (Lincolnshire) to Peterborough (Cambridgeshire).

County-Broadband-Engineer-Working-on-Street-Cabinet

2nd April, 2024 (10 Comments)

Despite last year’s concerns over redundancies (here), network provider County Broadband has today announced the completion of their work to deploy a new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across the Suffolk market town of Sudbury, which is home to a population of around 13,000.

CityFibre Engineer Standing in Street

30th January, 2024 (9 Comments)

CityFibre has announced that they’ve completed their “primary build” of a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network in the Suffolk (England) town of Bury St Edmunds. The network is now Ready for Service for over 16,000 homes, which is said to reflect about 81% of homes and most businesses in the town.

Cityfibre FTTP Splicing Close Up Picture 2022

20th December, 2023 (14 Comments)

CityFibre has announced that they’ve completed their £15 million project to deploy a new 10Gbps capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) based broadband ISP network across the seaside town of Lowestof in Suffolk (England), which originally began during the spring of 2020 and has now covered nearly 30,000 premises (RFS).

Openreach-demo-fibre-splice-in-suffolk

9th October, 2023 (6 Comments)

Network provider Openreach (BT) has announced that an additional 5,000 homes in East Suffolk (England), covering an area in and around the town of Leiston, are due to gain access to their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP network thanks to a new contract with the Sizewell C nuclear power development.

County Broadband Engineers Viewing plans

26th September, 2023 (13 Comments)

Rural network builder and UK ISP County Broadband (CB), which holds an aspiration to cover 500,000 premises across the East of England with their gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband network by the end of 2027, appears as if it may soon become the latest network operator to make redundancies.

CityFibre Enginers Over Trench

21st September, 2023 (15 Comments)

CityFibre has announced that they’ve awarded their “first round of contracts” to civil engineering firms under their state-aid supported Project Gigabit broadband rollout contracts in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Hampshire and Suffolk. The deployments will bring full fibre (FTTP) lines to a total of 715,000 extra rural properties.

19th August, 2023 (25 Comments)

Grimsby-based civil engineering firm Telec Networks, which has been used by full fibre (FTTP) operators like CityFibre and County Broadband to help construct their networks across various parts of England (e.g. Suffolk, Lincolnshire and Norfolk etc.), has reportedly notified that it intends to appoint an administrator.

County Broadband Highway Workforce

9th August, 2023 (1 Comment)

Alternative network provider County Broadband, which is working to deploy a new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network to 500,000 rural premises across the East of England by the end of 2027, has today launched the ‘Hypercharged Foundation‘ – offering grants to support community-centric causes in their build areas.

LightSpeed-Broadband-fibre-cables

7th July, 2023 (28 Comments)

Alternative network provider and UK ISP LightSpeed Broadband, which recently announced job cuts and a slowdown of their plan to reach over 1 million premises across the East of England with a gigabit-capable full fibre (FTTP) network by 2026 (here), has been acquired by Kompass Kapital for an unspecific sum.

Cityfibre FTTP Splicing Close Up Picture 2022

1st July, 2023 (48 Comments)

The UK Government’s £5bn Project Gigabit broadband rollout scheme has announced that CityFibre have secured three major build contracts for Hampshire, Norfolk and Suffolk in England. The combined award is worth £488m (£318m state aid and £170m private) and will see the operator extend 10Gbps capable FTTP to 218,000 premises (500k inc. commercial build).

county_broadband_digger_and_engineer_picture

27th June, 2023 (1 Comment)

Alternative network provider County Broadband, which aspires to cover 500,000 premises across the East of England with their gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network by the end of 2027, has revealed that the specialist team they created to help reach the most remote homes has now completed 200 connections.

VXFiber LilaConnect Engineers in Street

22nd June, 2023 (21 Comments)

More bad news for alternative networks today. Swedish provider VXFIBER, which alongside subsidiary and ISP LilaConnect had recently been busy rolling out several new gigabit-capable Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband ISP networks in the UK, has confirmed to ISPreview that they’ve paused the rollout.

County Broadband Van and FTTP Engineers

30th May, 2023 (2 Comments)

Colchester-based alternative network ISP County Broadband, which aims to reach 500,000 premises across the East of England with their new gigabit speed Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network by the end of 2027, has today announced the appointment of Chris Davies as Chief Information Officer (CIO).

County Broadband and AB Installs Boss Picture

17th May, 2023 (8 Comments)

Colchester-based alternative network ISP County Broadband, which has an ambition to cover 500,000 premises across the East of England with their new 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network by the end of 2027, has today signed a new partnership with civil engineering firm AB Installs to accelerate their rollout.

Lightspeed-Broadband-UK-Build-Map-2023

27th April, 2023 (48 Comments)

Alternative network builder and UK ISP LightSpeed Broadband, which aspires to deploy a gigabit-capable full fibre (FTTP) network to cover 1 million premises across the East of England by 2026, has confirmed to ISPreview that some of their staff have been notified of redundancies in the future.

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