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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

Warburg, DTCP in Community Fibre acquisition

Funds advised by private equity firm Warburg and DTCP, an investment management group specialised in technology growth equity and digital infrastructure, have reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake  in London-focused full-fibre broadband provider Community Fibre, alongside its existing investors Amber Infrastructure and RPMI Railpen. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Community Fibre […]

July 30, 2020By Colin Mann