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Study: 1 in 5 UK homes can’t afford to be online

A nationwide study has found that a third (33 per cent) of Brits would rather cut back on their fuel use than cut back on broadband to save money. However, 20 per cent of Brits cannot afford to be online, leaving them unable to carry out day to day life tasks such as accessing public […]

June 9, 2022

Community Fibre passes 500k London homes

Community Fibre, London’s full fibre broadband provider can now take orders from 500,000 London homes and 116,000 businesses. Community Fibre is commitmed to offering 2.2 million homes and businesses its full fibre multi-gigabit capable broadband by the end of 2024. In support of its expansion plans, Community Fibre has secured an additional £100 milliom facility […]

May 3, 2022

Ofcom: Millions missing out on broadband savings

Millions of families under pressure from the rising cost of living could each save £144 (€172) on their annual broadband bills, UK comms regulator Ofcom has found. Special discounted broadband packages – sometimes known as ‘social tariffs’ – are available to an estimated 4.2 million households in receipt of Universal Credit. But only 55,000 homes […]

February 15, 2022By Colin Mann

Community Fibre doubles network rollout target

Full fibre broadband provider Community Fibre has doubled its network roll-out target in London and will now pass 2.2 million homes and businesses by the end of 2024. The network operator and ISP aims to serve more than half of the 3.6 million homes in the city. Community Fibre, which has already enabled 435,000 homes […]

January 27, 2022By Colin Mann

Community Fibre partners with Lifemote

Community Fibre, London’s full fibre broadband provider, is partnering with Lifemote, a cloud-based AI-driven WiFi analytics company. The partnership will see WiFi issues experienced by Community Fibre customers solved quicker. This is thanks to advanced intelligence from Lifemote which can detect and flag any problems experienced by customers before they even notice them. Peter Rampling, […]

August 18, 2021

Community Fibre acquires Box Broadband

London-focused full fibre broadband provider Community Fibre has acquired a majority stake in Box Broadband, a Surrey-based full fibre network operator. The acquisition enables Community Fibre to continue to focus on building in London while expanding a successful FTTH platform in the UK and it provides Community Fibre with expertise in suburban/rural builds. In addition, […]

August 11, 2021By Colin Mann

Community Fibre passes 300,000 London homes

Community Fibre, London’s alternative network provider, has passed 300,000 London homes and 12,000 businesses. This milestone reflects a significant acceleration in Community Fibre’s network build programme to connect 1 million homes with its full fibre multi-gigabit capable broadband by 2023. In the last six months, 100,000 additional homes have been given access to the Community […]

July 29, 2021

Free broadband offer for vulnerable London households

Full-fibre broadband network provider Community Fibre is supporting  communities in London through the lockdown by providing a free 100 per cent full-fibre 50Mbps Internet connection to vulnerable households to ensure children’s education doesn’t suffer as a result of poor connectivity. The free service will be provided for 12 months after installation. At the end of […]

January 15, 2021By Colin Mann

Community Fibre launches TV and phone services

London-based full-fibre broadband network provider Community Fibre is launching new TV and phone services. It has joined forces with broadband digital TV service specialist Netgem for the TV service, Community Fibre TV, offering Londoners an entertainment platform with what it says is a “great choice of content at an affordable price”. For £10 (€11.14)/month for […]

January 12, 2021By Colin Mann

UK Chancellor reveals gigabit broadband rollback

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has effectively confirmed that Britain’s gigabit-speed broadband plan has been rolled back, as part of the government’s Spending Review, with industry observers expressing disappointment and confusion. The aim has changed from “every home” by 2025 to “minimum of 85 per cent coverage” by 2025. The budget of the […]

November 26, 2020By Colin Mann