James Warner has been appointed as Interim CEO of the recently merged Digital Infrastructure and FullFibre business, as Oliver Helm steps down from the role to support the strategic growth of the business at Board level.
Following the rapid growth of FullFibre in 2023, Including its Retail ISP business Be Fibre, Oliver Helm has stepped down as CEO and will be replaced by James Warner as Interim CEO, effective from 1 January 2024.
James will take on leadership of the newly merged entity that includes the two alternative network operators Full Fibre Ltd and Digital Infrastrutre Ltd, as well as the in group Retail ISP Be Fibre Ltd.
Oliver Helm’s decision to step down at the close of 2023 was made after careful consideration of how best to support the newly combined business and its growth plans.
James has been with FullFibre as a member of the board and management team since the investment by Basalt Partners in 2020.
“The fibre industry, and in turn our business, are transitioning from entrepreneurial startups in an emerging space to more stable, mature SMEs. I’ve loved every minute of the start-up era we have been in and I am just as excited to see the next phase of our journey and what we can achieve.”
300,000 Premises passed
Full Fibre have also announced they have now passed over 300,000 premises that are now Ready for Service on their now merged network.
They are now live in 67 towns across 17 counties and aim to pass 500,000 by 2025.
Full Fibre Ltd have a consumer facing brand Fibre Heroes to help market their Wholesale network where consumers can take up the FTTP service on a number of ISP’s.
One of the ISP’s is one they now own BeFibre Ltd who we have teamed up with to get you £50 cashback on any of their packages.