CityFibre named finalists in four categories at the Comms National Awards 2021

Posted on Sep 02 2021 | Blog
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale
Head of Wholesale, Andy Wilson

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent digital infrastructure provider, has been named finalists in four categories at this years Comms National Awards.

Listed as finalists in Best Network, Best Altnet, Best Wholesale Service Provider (above £10m) and for the Diversity Award categories, CityFibre continue to assert their position and commitment to delivering Full Fibre connectivity across the length and breadth of the UK.

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CityFibre shortlisted in two categories of Comms Business Awards 2021

Posted on Aug 18 2021 | News
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale
Head of Wholesale

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent digital infrastructure platform has been named on the shortlist in two categories of year’s Comms Business Awards.

The company has been listed as contender in the Best Fibre Connectivity Provider category and for the Workplace Award, recognising its continued commitment to delivering Full Fibre connectivity and for going above and beyond for its staff.

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CityFibre crowns Blackstar Solutions as City Champion for Bristol

Posted on Aug 05 2021 | News
Andrew Wilson, Head of Wholesale
Andrew Wilson, Head of Wholesale

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, has appointed Blackstar Solutions as a City Champion for Bristol, underlining its commitment to driving the full fibre message out to as many businesses as possible in the region.

For Blackstar the agreement is an opportunity to offer the unrivalled speed, reliability, and value of CityFibre’s full fibre to its customers whilst providing the best possible internet ‘backbone’ for the wider selection of cloud based technologies to its clients.

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Neos Networks strengthens Ethernet network expansion programme with CityFibre agreement

Posted on Aug 05 2021 | News
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale

Neos Networks announces a continuation of its partnership with CityFibre, expanding its network footprint and bringing greater connectivity opportunities to a further nine UK cities.

The cities set to benefit from the announcement include Cambridge, Cheltenham, Coventry, Derby, Gloucester, Huddersfield, Peterborough, Southend and Swindon, with the connectivity deployments set to also help futureproof the UK’s digital infrastructure as a whole.

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CityFibre wins Best Sales Support team at the 2021 Comms Dealer Channel Champion awards

Posted on Jul 12 2021 | News
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale

Full fibre provider also highly commended for the Vendor Executive Leadership Team and Vendor People and Culture Team awards

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, has been awarded a Channel Champions Award for Vendor Best Sales Support Team. In addition, the company was highly commended in two further categories – Vendor Executive Leadership Team and Vendor People and Culture Team.

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CityFibre named as finalist in six categories of new Channel Champion Awards

Posted on Jun 18 2021 | News
Darren Farnden, Head of Sector Marketing

Putting its people at the heart of everything it does is an ethos which is proving hugely successful for the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, as CityFibre is named as a finalist in six categories including the ‘People and Culture’ category in the Channel Champion Awards. 

It’s one of six honours CityFibre is up for at the awards, recognising the dedication and achievements of the company’s sales, sales support, marketing and executive leadership teams. 

The Channel Champion Awards, previously known as the Comms Dealer Sales & Marketing Awards, were recently rebranded to expand their recognition to a wider range of teams and organisations across the channel and acknowledge their contributions to their organisations’ success.  

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With the easing of lockdown, what kind of connectivity will business customers need as they return to work?

Posted on May 12 2021 | Blog, Business, Sales
Paul North, Head of Regional Sales
Paul North, Head of Regional Sales

As the UK gently eases itself out of lockdown and with more businesses taking a hybrid approach to home and office working, what will the impact be on connectivity and bandwidth. Paul North, Head of Regional Sales at CityFibre considers the possibilities.

As the past year has demonstrated, it has been possible for most businesses to operate successfully with staff working from home. But what happens when lockdown restrictions begin to ease and offices potentially open back up? The reliance on reliable connectivity and good quality video conferencing tools has soared and their use has become second nature now to many of us. So, is there cause for businesses to adopt a permanent working from home culture? Or is a new hybrid approach more realistic?

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CloudConnX to champion Gigabit connectivity for businesses in Eastbourne…

Posted on May 06 2021 | News
Jim Mathieson, CloudConnX

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent Full Fibre platform, has appointed CloudConnX as a City Champion for Eastbourne as part of a full fibre roll out that is set to open up new game changing connectivity services to businesses in the town.

As a City Champion, CloudConnX will have the opportunity to offer the unrivalled speed, reliability, and value of CityFibre’s full fibre to business customers in Eastbourne as the brand new network in the town is lit up in 2021, part of an up to £4bn national investment to reach up to 8 million homes and businesses across the UK by 2025.

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CityFibre opens its consumer doors to ISPs across the UK

Posted on May 05 2021 | News, Sales
Emma Goodwin
Emma Goodwin, Head of Sales for Consumer ISP

With an open access network set to reach up to 8 million premises, CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, has opened its doors to ISPs across the UK to build on their success with residential full fibre broadband. Head of Sales for Consumer ISPs, Emma Goodwin, discusses what opportunities await traditionally business-focused ISPs looking for new growth.  

Responsible for attracting, enabling and supporting ISPs in taking CityFibre services to market, Goodwin believes there is a fantastic opportunity, especially for those partners that have, up to now, focused on serving businesses and are looking to broaden their horizons and enter a new market. 

“We’re already moving fast but we want to move even faster” said Goodwin. ”Our build programme is progressing swiftly and that’s really exciting. Typically, we will reach almost every premise in each of the towns and cities we’re building in, so there is every reason for our ISP partners to offer and provide full fibre services to consumers.”  

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CityFibre’s popular Ethernet Flex solution gets even more flexible

Posted on Apr 14 2021 | Ethernet, News
John Igoe
John Igoe, Business Partners, Sales Manager

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent full fibre platform, is supporting wholesale partners and their business customers as they return to their offices and/or adopt new hybrid working practices, by making its popular Ethernet Flex solution even more flexible with a new six-month promotion.  

The upcoming return to the office and an increase in the adoption of hybrid working practices has left many businesses uncertain of their immediate bandwidth requirements as they reassess the rapidly evolving needs of their staff and organisation. Whilst that makes this the perfect time to evaluate their current connectivity needs, committing to new long-term connectivity contracts can potentially be daunting due to the current economic climate and ongoing pandemic uncertainty. 

That’s why CityFibre have launched a new six-month promotion, providing even more flexibility across its Ethernet Flex solution.  

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