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Netomnia and Brsk Announce Merger to Form UK’s Second Largest Alternative Network Provider

Netomnia and Brsk, two of the fastest-growing altnets, have just announced a merger to establish a capital-efficient retail, wholesale and consolidation platform. Huge news! And as you’ll read on, some huge statements are being made too… To start, both networks have had success from both a build perspective and a penetration perspective. As it stands, combined, the two … Read more

Quickline Secures Second Project Gigabit Grant To Support Rural South Yorkshire With Full Fibre

More funding supplied to Quickline Communications from the Project Gigabit Scheme! has clinched its second contract under the government’s ambitious £5 billion Project Gigabit initiative. This latest achievement firmly establishes Quickline as one of the select few providers across England with multiple Project Gigabit contracts. Covering over 60,000 premises and backed by over £104 million … Read more

Freedom Fibre Creates Freedom Fund. A £25K Pot For Communities In North Shropshire

Freedom Fibre is making waves again, this time with the launch of the Freedom Fund, a community initiative aimed at supporting good and green projects throughout North Shropshire. With a hefty £25,000 set aside, this fund is slated to inject much-needed resources into local initiatives. Opening its doors for applications on Friday, 05 April 2024, … Read more

It Begins! Family Receives First Full Fibre Connection In New Forest Thanks To Wessex Internet!

Gillian and Jeff Bailey, residents of Martin in Hampshire, are among the first in the New Forest to experience the lightning-fast benefits of ultrafast full fibre broadband courtesy of Wessex Internet, all thanks to Project Gigabit, the government’s initiative aimed at bringing top-spee full fibre broadband to remote communities. With a chunky £14 million investment … Read more

OG’s – Wessex Internet, Secures £18M Goverment Funded Gigabit Project

Wessex Internet clinches an £18 million government-backed Project Gigabit deal to bring lightning-fast connectivity to approximately 14,500 residences and enterprises in South Wiltshire. Rural South Wiltshire is set to undergo a digital revolution with the signing of a significant contract aimed at upgrading the county’s network as part of Project Gigabit—a £5 billion government initiative … Read more

abrdn Boosts Investment in Airband to Drive Rural Broadband Growth in West of England

Up to now, abrdn has allocated over £200 million to the improvement of Airband’s offering. Airband currently reaches around 315,000 premises, and it has over 230,000 premises that are “Ready For Service” (can be connected), in seven counties in the West of England, including Devon, Somerset, Oxfordshire, Cheshire, Shropshire, Herefordshire, & Wales. Airband has connected … Read more

Quickline Secures Government Contract to Expand Rural Connectivity Across West Yorkshire and York Area

Quickline Communications, a leading rural broadband firm, has landed a major contract as part of the government’s £5bn Project Gigabit initiative. The deal allows the business to deliver a full fibre network to more than 28,000 rural homes and businesses, including some of the hardest-to-reach communities in North and East Yorkshire and West Yorkshire and … Read more

£62m Investment Injected to Propel Telecoms Research in the UK

A £62m investment programme has been announced by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology, which aims to accelerate the development of key technology for telecommunications networks. In total, sixteen revolutionary projects, sharing in £22 million, will help pioneer the next wave of the internet, ensuring the UK can capitalise on the economic and social … Read more

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