CityFibre launches National Access product to enable partners across its nationwide footprint

Posted on Nov 22 2021 | News
John Franklin, Chief Technology Information Officer, CityFibre
John Franklin, Chief Technology Information Officer, CityFibre

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent Full Fibre platform, has launched a new National Access product, making it far easier, faster and more cost effective for its wholesale partners to offer market-leading Full Fibre services across its nationwide footprint.

With interconnection points at strategic locations across the country, partners will ultimately be able to market, sell and provide consumer and business FTTP services to any premises on CityFibre’s networks. Each new customer ordering a service from a partner will be offered an installation date within five working days of placing their order, providing them with rapid access to the huge speed and reliability benefits of Full Fibre.

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CityFibre named Best Infrastructure Provider at ISPA Awards

Posted on Nov 15 2021 | News
Emma Goodwin
Emma Goodwin, Head of Sales – Consumer ISP

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent digital infrastructure platform, picked up the award for Best Infrastructure Provider at this year’s ISPA Awards in recognition of its successful City Champions approach and encouraging innovation in partners and across the channel.

The company caught the judges’ eyes in an increasingly competitive area by providing significant and effective nationwide competition to the incumbent supplier. This latest accolade follows hard on the heels of recent successes at the Comms National Awards, where CityFibre was named Best Altnet of the Year, and was Highly Commended in the Best Network category.

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CityFibre does the double at Comms National Awards 2021

Posted on Oct 20 2021 | News
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale
Andrew Wilson, Head of Wholesale

CityFibre, the UK’s largest independent digital infrastructure platform, walked away from this year’s Comms National Awards with two prestigious titles, after it was named Best Altnet of the year and also picked up the Diversity Award. In addition, CityFibre was highly commended in the Best Network category.

This latest recognition once again underlines CityFibre’s commitment and dedication to delivering Full Fibre connectivity across the UK and generating profitable opportunities for the whole channel. It also demonstrates the company’s commitment to creating an open and inclusive working environment for everyone.

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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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