0
Broadband

UK economy to get GBP 120 billion boost from full fibre - study

Tuesday 13 March 2018 | 21:16 CET | News
The total economic impact of deploying full-fibre ultrafast broadband networks across 100 distinct city and town areas of the UK could reach GBP 120 billion over a 15-year period, according to a new report from Regeneris Consulting commissioned by full-fibre infrastructure builder CityFibre. 

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Fixed / Internet
Companies: CityFibre
Countries: United Kingdom
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G

,

Fibre

,

IoT


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

5G connectivity will help solve UK digital divide - study

Published 13 Jul 2018 16:45 CET | United Kingdom
A new report, called 'Delivering Change', shows a significant digital divide in cities across the UK and calls for collective and ...

M12 Solutions, CityFibre launch Gigabit fibre network in Portsmouth

Published 05 Jun 2018 11:00 CET | United Kingdom
UK telecoms and connectivity provider M12 Solutions has announced a new Gigabit full-fibre network deployment in Portsmouth in ...

UK Chancellor promises full-fibre connections for 15 million premises by 2025

Published 23 May 2018 11:03 CET | United Kingdom
UK Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a new target to see full-fibre to the premises connections being available to 15 ...

Vodafone, CityFibre announce next cities for full-fibre networks

Published 24 Apr 2018 10:55 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone and CityFibre have announced the next wave of towns and cities to benefit from their roll-out of ultrafast full-fibre ...

CityFibre accepts GBP 537.8 mln takeover offer from Antin consortium

Published 24 Apr 2018 09:49 CET | United Kingdom
UK wholesale operator CityFibre said it has accepted an acquisition that values the company at around GBP 537.8 million, or GBP ...

Full fibre networks are key for UK low-carbon future - study

Published 23 Apr 2018 11:09 CET | United Kingdom
The UK's dependence on copper-based digital infrastructure is limiting its ability to cut carbon emissions, according to a new ...

UK altnets grow to nearly 1 mln homes passed with fibre

Published 13 Apr 2018 08:49 CET | United Kingdom
Alternative operators in the UK have delivered fibre broadband coverage to nearly 1 million homes and businesses, almost double ...

CityFibre supports LGA calls for new FTTP Kitemark

Published 09 Apr 2018 10:30 CET | United Kingdom
The Local Government Association (LGA) in the UK has called on the government, home builders and the broadband industry to adopt ...

Gigaclear awards West Oxfordshire network build contract

Published 23 Mar 2018 10:30 CET | United Kingdom
UK rural fibre broadband provider Gigaclear has awarded Lite Access Technologies a contract to deliver ultrafast, full-fibre ...

WightFibre launches Gigabit Island network project

Published 22 Mar 2018 11:53 CET | United Kingdom
WightFibre has confirmed the initial pilot areas for the new Gigabit Island project, as well the appointment of several new ...

CityFibre, Vodafone select Peterborough for full fibre roll-out

Published 22 Mar 2018 10:54 CET | United Kingdom
CityFibre and Vodafone have selected Peterborough as the next roll-out city under their FTTP network partnership, which aims to ...

UK regions need 'brain gain' policies to retain digital workers - study

Published 21 Mar 2018 10:41 CET | United Kingdom
Research from Vodafone shows that UK towns and cities outside London could boost growth and productivity by implementing 'brain ...

UK govt extends Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme nationwide

Published 15 Mar 2018 10:53 CET | United Kingdom
The UK government has launched the GBP 67 million Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (GBVS) to provide eligible homes and ...

Stoke plans new full-fibre city network, powered by VX Fiber

Published 14 Mar 2018 10:56 CET | United Kingdom
Stoke-on-Trent City Council in the UK has partnered with Swedish FTTH Open Access systems provider VX Fiber to roll out ...

UK govt releases initial Local Full Fibre Network funding

Published 13 Mar 2018 21:31 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Chancellor's Spring Statement has allocated the first wave of funding from a GBP 190 million Challenge Fund announced in ...

UK govt considers regional broadband franchises - report

Published 13 Mar 2018 10:54 CET | United Kingdom
The UK Government is understood to be considering a radical shake-up of the telecoms market amid concerns that the country's ...

Virgin agrees to build fibre broadband network in rural Hampshire

Published 12 Mar 2018 20:33 CET | United Kingdom
Virgin Media has agreed to build its first rural ultrafast broadband network with a new community-backed project in Test and Dun ...

New study examines impact of Openreach Community Fibre Partnerships

Published 12 Mar 2018 20:19 CET | United Kingdom
The North East and Yorkshire and the Humber regions of the UK are set to get multi-million boosts from Openreach's Community ...

Infrastructure fund makes 400p per share offer for Gigaclear

Published 12 Mar 2018 10:50 CET | United Kingdom
Infracapital, infrastructure investor and part of M&G Prudential, has made an all-cash offer for the entire issued and to be ...

Kcom confirms next areas to get Lightstream fibre broadband

Published 07 Mar 2018 16:01 CET | United Kingdom
UK telecoms company Kcom has announced the latest areas to get access to the Lightstream fibre broadband service. The service is ...

CityFibre files for judicial review of ASA fibre ruling

Published 05 Mar 2018 10:58 CET | United Kingdom
UK full-fibre infrastructure builder CityFibre has filed for a judicial review of a ruling by the Advertising Standards Authority ...

Vodafone UK offers new fibre broadband Ultimate Speed Guarantee

Published 28 Feb 2018 14:49 CET | United Kingdom
Vodafone UK is refreshing its Home Broadband offering to offer all new and upgrading fibre-optic broadband customers an ultimate ...

TalkTalk launches new unlimited fibre broadband promotion

Published 26 Feb 2018 10:56 CET | United Kingdom
UK telecoms provider TalkTalk is urging customers to assess their spending habits and ensure they are getting the best broadband ...

Ofcom publishes draft measures to promote full-fibre networks

Published 23 Feb 2018 11:03 CET | United Kingdom
UK regulator Ofcom has published a package of measures to further increase investment in full-fibre broadband networks. Under ...

CityFibre, Vodafone select Aberdeen as next Gigabit fibre city

Published 21 Feb 2018 10:47 CET | United Kingdom
UK fibre-optic infrastructure provider CityFibre announced that Aberdeen in Scotland has been selected as the next roll-out city ...

TalkTalk cuts dividend to fund UK full-fibre roll-out

Published 08 Feb 2018 10:43 CET | United Kingdom
TalkTalk confirmed that it was in talks to provide a full-fibre roll-out across the UK, potentially providing full fibre to more ...

BT adds 208,000 fibre broadband customers in Q3 to reach 5.5 million

Published 02 Feb 2018 10:41 CET | United Kingdom
BT Group saw reported revenue fall 3 percent to GBP 5.97 billion in its fiscal third quarter to 31 December 2017, with underlying ...

Openreach accelerates FTTP network build with 'fibre first' strategy

Published 01 Feb 2018 11:34 CET | United Kingdom
BT network subsidiary Openreach has announced the launch of its 'fibre first programme' to upgrade UK infrastructure. The first ...