and businesses across Worcester can now access faster and more reliable
internet services thanks to progress made by CityFibre, the UK’s largest
independent Full Fibre platform.
is one of
a growing number of locations in the UK to benefit from CityFibre’s nationwide
Full Fibre rollout, which will bring new and better broadband infrastructure
within reach of up to eight million UK homes and businesses.
Worcester alone, CityFibre has invested £21m to make it one of the world’s best
digitally connected communities. One year into the build, Warndon, Redhill,
Spetchley and Woodgreen are among the growing list of completed areas.
next areas earmarked for the rollout include Ronkswood, Fernhill and
Brickfields. Once the town-wide rollout reaches completion in 2023, almost
every home and business locally will have access to Full Fibre services from a
choice of internet service providers.
Wright, CityFibre’s Area Manager for Worcester said: “CityFibre has been making great
progress in Worcester and people we've spoken to have been amazed at just how
much Full Fibre we've put down in the last 12 months. We are seeing a high
take-up of our Full Fibre in the Warndon area specifically and are delighted
that residents are feeling the benefits of faster connectivity.”
Unlike copper-based ‘fibre broadband’ services
available today, Full Fibre networks use 100% fibre optic cables to carry data
at lightning speed all the way from the home to the point of connection. This
gives users consistently faster symmetrical speeds for upload and download (up
to 1,000 Mbps), near limitless bandwidth so everyone at home can work,
study, stream or game simultaneously, while providing connectivity people can
is being delivered by Kier on behalf of CityFibre. The team is using a range of
construction methods while working in close partnership with Worcester City
Council, Worcester County Council and local communities to deliver a fast
rollout while managing potential disruption.
the network is completed in each neighbourhood, CityFibre will designate the
homes ‘ready for service’, which means residents can choose to connect to Full
Fibre-enabled broadband services when they go live in their area.
Worcester, customers can sign up to launch partner Vodafone, on selected
Vodafone Pro Broadband plans, as well as TalkTalk, Zen and Giganet with other
providers expected to join the network soon.
interested in giving their home broadband a boost can find out more about the
build, pre-register their interest and find out when new ISPs join at: www.cityfibre.com/residential