Our Partner Gigabit Networks to join CityFibre’s Full Fibre Network in Derby

July 15, 2021
  • Gigabit Networks will offer Full Fibre internet to residential properties in Derby where CityFibre is investing £45million in rolling out a Full Fibre network across the city  
  • The first customers are expected to be connected in September this year 
  • Gigabit Networks joins a growing list of consumer ISPs to offer Full Fibre services to consumers over CityFibre’s national open access networks 

14 July 2021: CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent Full Fibre platform, has announced Gigabit Networks has joined its Full Fibre network to deliver Gigabit home broadband services in Derby.

CityFibre is currently engaged in an up to £4billion Gigabit City Investment Programme and Gigabit Networks will be the latest consumer-internet service provider (ISP) to become a partner.

Gigabit Networks, based in the Midlands, will offer ultrafast, reliable gigabit-speed Full Fibre broadband to some 122,000 Derby-based premises, including schools and the NHS and others in the region.

Speaking of the agreement, Dominika Walker, City Manager at  CityFibre, said: “We are delighted to be working with Gigabit Networks, which will offer an exciting and sought-after Gigabit speed home broadband service.

“During these unprecedented times, Full Fibre is increasingly vital for many elements of our daily lives and we look forward to seeing even more homes and businesses take advantage of what this level of connectivity can enable now and in the future.”

David Yates, co-founder of Gigabit Networks, added: “We’re delighted to partner with CityFibre. Our agenda is to bridge the digital divide in the Midlands. Derby is a champion of industry, ideas and innovation. Ultrafast internet made available to homes and businesses will enable great opportunities for work and home life.”

For more information about CityFibre’s investment in Derby visit cityfibre.com/gigabit-cities.

To register interest in a service, visit cityfibre.com/gigabit-cities.

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