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CityFibre partners with STL

CityFibre, the UK’s independent Full Fibre platform, has signed a strategic multi-year, multi-million-pound deal with STL, an integrator of digital networks. The partnership will see STL supply CityFibre with high fibre count Celesta Intelligently Bonded Ribbon [IBR] Cables with Stellar bend-insensitive fibre and ribbon optimised joint enclosures. CityFibre is on track with its £4 billion […]

March 4, 2022

Ofcom: Full fibre reaches 8m UK homes

Full-fibre broadband is now available to more than 8 million UK homes, as rollout accelerates, according to regulator Ofcom’s annual Connected Nations report on the availability of broadband and mobile services across the UK. It reveals that the rollout of future-proof, full-fibre technology is accelerating at its fastest ever rate. More than 8 million homes […]

December 16, 2021By Colin Mann

New homes boost for full fibre roll-out

Barratt Developments, Britain’s biggest house builder, has partnered with digital infrastructure provider Openreach to ensure that its ultrafast ‘Full Fibre’ broadband is installed as standard across all of its new build developments. The move means that all of the c.15,000 new homes that Barratt builds every year will now provide access to a Full Fibre […]

January 26, 2021By Colin Mann

Liverpool & Manchester named UK’s Netflix capitals

Research from Zen Internet identifies Manchester and Liverpool as the Netflix capitals of the UK, with over half (56 per cent) of households in these cities opening their arms to the streaming service. Meanwhile, Amazon Prime Video is proving a popular choice in Edinburgh for streaming services, with almost one in two (47 per cent) […]

December 1, 2020