Wholesale Altnet FullFibre Ltd. who have a consumer facing brand Fibre Heroes have taken another major step forward today by announcing what will become their Fourth region. The Exeter based CP are building fibre networks right across the Midlands from three regional bases in Ledbury, Telford and Derby.
Covering the Midlands and beyond
They have today provided details of their brand-new region to be based in Barnsley and which will extend the company’s reach across the north midlands and Yorkshire.
The news means new jobs will be created in this part of the north of England and even more opportunities for the local supply chain which will extend the economic benefits further still.
The announcement also details the first wave of communities that will be deployed and which will benefit from 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband. They are as follows:
On track to cover 500,000 premises by 2025
Funded by the infrastructure investment fund, Basalt Infrastructure Partners III, FullFibre Ltd is in the position to announce these additional towns with more still to come. These towns alone include over 90,000 premises and every single one will be provided with the capability to connect to a gigabit capable internet service as the programme rolls out.
The network provider operates under their front-facing Fibre Heroes brand and are partnered with a variety of ISPs, creating market competition for these and the towns previously announced.
One of the areas that will benefit from this announcement is the High Peak constituency. Their MP, Robert Largan welcomed the news.
This announcement means residents in these towns across these counties are in line with FullFibre’s goal to connect 500,000 premises by 2025.
To register your intrest and sign up for updates on build progress head to Fibre Heroes site!