Luton Lights Up: 35,000 Homes Now Have Access to CityFibre’s Full Fibre Network

Over 35,000 premises in Luton can now tap into some of the fastest and most reliable internet services in the UK, thanks to CityFibre’s new full fibre network. CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, has nearly completed its rollout in the eastern part of Luton, designating homes as ‘Ready for Service.’ This means … Read more

Eight Advisory Report, Part 2 – How Altnets Can Close The Penetration Gap

If you’re in the broadband industry, particularly with a stake in the UK’s Altnets (Alternative Networks), Eight Advisory’s latest report is a must-read. Here’s why this insightful piece is crucial for anyone looking to understand and navigate the current and future landscape of fibre networks. The report delves into the critical shift happening among fibre … Read more

24,000 Homes In Wirral Can Now Access Full Fibre Broadband Thanks To Virgin Media O2

Virgin Media has some exciting news for the Wirral: 24,000 more homes and businesses can now access their gigabit broadband services. If you’re in Wirral, you can now sign up for services like Gig2 broadband, which offers blistering speeds of 2Gbps. That’s a whopping 25 times faster than the local average! Perfect for busy households … Read more

Grain Reaches 30,000 Connected Customers on Their Full Fibre Network

Grain has just hit a major milestone – over 30,000 customers are now connected to their full fibre network. Grain is growing fast, that’s for sure. They have infrastructure in over 50 towns, like Carlisle, Birmingham, Blackpool, Bolton, Bradford, Grimsby, Hartlepool, Hull, Liverpool, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, North Shields, Oldham, and Sunderland. Grain receives lots of … Read more

Vorboss – Laying Fibre, the Right Way

Vorboss, the “altnet” supplying chunky, affordable ethernet to London businesses, has again received recognition from the City of London Corporation as part of the Considerate Contractor Scheme for delivering “exemplary” work. In a nutshell, they’re smashing it when it comes to laying fibre in central London, which, for any engineer or network supplier, knows this … Read more

Cuckoo & GoCardless Continue Their Tech Loving Relationship

Cuckoo has entered into a new three-year agreement with GoCardless to further enhance their “tech-heavy” end-user experience. Now, this usually wouldn’t be the most exciting news to report on, but this is Cuckoo. And Cuckoo is still very much the “disruptor” in the broadband space. I’ve been following Cuckoo’s journey since 2018/2019 when the original … Read more

Ogi Hits 20% Penetration On Their Full Fibre Network!

Ogi, the “altnet” bringing ultrafast full fibre to Welsh residents (on a completely separate note, I love how Ogi’s domain uses .wales), has announced the success of reaching two-thirds of its planned “first phase” rollout. This means that one in five “properties passed” have signed up to use one of their full fibre packages. Ogi … Read more