Judith Felton joins CityFibre’s Wholesale team as new Head of Service

Posted on Nov 07 2019 | News
Judith Felton, Head of Service, Entanet
Judith Felton, Head of Service, Entanet

Judith Felton has been appointed by CityFibre as Head of Service for its wholesale business, Entanet, leading the Service Specialists and Customer Service team.

CityFibre, the UK’s leading alternative provider of wholesale full fibre infrastructure, has appointed Judith Felton to lead the Service Specialist and Customer Service Teams to effectively deliver the businesses’ processes and models, in order to achieve greater customer satisfaction.

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Andy Wilson appointed CityFibre’s new Head of Wholesale to lead channel development activities

Posted on Oct 31 2019 | CityFibre, News
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale, CityFibre
Andy Wilson, Head of Wholesale, CityFibre

CityFibre, the UK’s leading alternative provider of wholesale full fibre infrastructure, has appointed Andy Wilson to oversee the company’s wholesale channel as it focuses on driving take-up across its growing full fibre footprint. Andy brings with him over 20 years of experience in the channel, previously holding senior positions within Virgin Media Business and DWS, moving to CityFibre from Node4 where he was Director of Channel Sales.

The appointment comes at a pivotal time for CityFibre as it rapidly expands its city-wide full fibre rollout through its £2.5bn Gigabit City Investment Programme. The rollout, which is already underway in 26 towns and cities, will bring full fibre within reach of more than five million homes and businesses, in over 60 towns and cities, and representing over 20 per cent of the UK market.

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CityFibre names Elsa Chen as Chief Customer Officer

Posted on Sep 11 2019 | CityFibre, News
Elsa Chen, Entanet CEO and CityFibre Chief Customer Officer
Elsa Chen, Entanet CEO and CityFibre Chief Customer Officer

Entanet CEO takes on key role to drive customer-led transformation across the CityFibre Group, setting a new industry benchmark for customer experience excellence.

CityFibre, the UK’s leading alternative provider of wholesale full fibre infrastructure, has reinforced its commitment to create a market-leading and customer-focused operator by appointing Elsa Chen, Chief Executive at Entanet, CityFibre’s wholesale business, to a new role of Chief Customer Officer for the CityFibre Group. In this capacity, Elsa will be responsible for CityFibre’s end-to-end customer experience strategy across all market verticals.

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CityFibre launches ‘City Champion’ channel programme through Entanet to drive success for passionate full fibre partners

Posted on Sep 10 2019 | City Champion, CityFibre, News
Paul North, Head of Sales
Paul North, Head of Sales

Through its wholesale business, Entanet, CityFibre has launched a new programme to empower channel partners who are passionate about full fibre to take the lead in driving Britain’s Gigabit future and seize sizeable opportunities.

CityFibre, the UK’s leading alternative provider of wholesale full fibre infrastructure, has launched a new ‘City Champion’ programme through its wholesale business, Entanet, to support channel partners who share its vision for Digital Britain.

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CSR Update – Focusing on Mental Health and Fundraising

Posted on Aug 28 2019 | Blog, CSR

David Edwards
Software Programme Manager/
CSR Chair

In light of the recent coverage on Mental Health, Entanet’s CSR committee has worked to implement facilities to aid employees’ mental wellness. We have also been continuing our fundraising activities and having a lot of fun along the way. Here are a few projects that we have been working on during the last few months.

Earlier this year Entanet’s CSR committee conducted a course on-site, which was the first step towards raising awareness of mental health. Following on from that, around 20 staff from the Telford office volunteered to form a support network for their colleagues. Those volunteers received specialist Mental Health First Aider training in order for them to get a good understanding of how to engage with someone in need.

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IPA update – Government wins latest legal battle on controversial data legislation

Regular readers of our blog will know of the longstanding trials and tribulations of the Investigatory Powers Act (IPA) – often referred to in the press as ‘The Snooper’s Charter’.

In the latest twist the Government has successfully fended off a challenge from Human Rights campaigners Liberty who argued that the mass retention of public communications data permitted under the IPA didn’t come with the necessary safeguards against the possible abuse of power by the state. 

The IPA requires ISPs to store their customers communications data including email activity, phone use and Internet browsing history for up to 12 months so security services have the ability to access it should they deem it necessary in combating serious crime – although the content itself can only be released with a warrant.

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Why SMEs should think about full fibre today!

Posted on Jul 25 2019 | Blog, Business, Fibre, Full fibre, Uncategorized

Matthew Dyke –
Business Development Consultant

As we move to an increasingly digital Britain the way the nation is consuming goods and services is changing at pace – which means the need for businesses to be forward-thinking and look for faster and smarter ways to operate is key – what underpins this digital revolution is ultra-fast and resilient full fibre connectivity.

The recent woes of household retailers like HMV, Toys R Us and BHS serve as the perfect illustration of the consequences when companies are slow to embrace digital change. The Royal Mail’s 2018 Delivery Matters UK Report also highlights that proportion of UK shoppers choosing to spend their money online is now 87%, meaning there is less place than ever for slow and ineffective connectivity in our modern e-commerce driven economy.

Source: Royal Mail Delivery Matter Report 2018

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Six simple steps to a smooth and timely provisioning journey

Posted on Jul 15 2019 | Blog
Nicholas Paxon, Senior Provisioning Coordinator

When you’ve worked hard to win valuable new business and get to placing your order with us, the last thing you want is any nasty delays that prevent you getting your customer up and running – especially for things that can easily be avoided!

One of the main factors that will influence how quickly your order will progress lies right at the start of process with the Customer Requirements Form (CRF).

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Entanet is igniting the channel’s full fibre opportunity with a price promotion on CityFibre 100/100 Ethernet services

Posted on Jul 10 2019 | CityFibre, Ethernet, Full fibre, News

Paul North, Head of Sales

Entanet is offering resellers the chance to utilise maximum bandwidth on ultra-fast 100/100Mbps Ethernet connectivity for just £175* until the end of September – a lower price than others charge for 10Mbps/100Mbps services.

Entanet is making highly-profitable, entry-level full fibre connectivity an even more exciting proposition by offering all new CityFibre 100Mbps connections ordered with a 100Mbps bearer* for just £175 per month.

The new promotion means channel partners can access 100Mbps/100Mbps Ethernet services for a lower price than most 10Mbps/100Mbps services from other carriers. The discount is made available to resellers, allowing them to pass on additional benefits to their customers or incorporate the service as part of an overall value proposition. There is no limit to the number of services each partner can purchase. 

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Entanet launches game-changing flexible Ethernet to accelerate the channel’s full fibre opportunities

Posted on Jul 04 2019 | Ethernet, Fibre, Full fibre, GPON, News
Paul North, Head of Sales

Entanet has launched a new service to revolutionise the channel’s full fibre gigabit-capable Ethernet proposition to businesses – available for just £199* per month until 30 September

Entanet, a CityFibre company and leading wholesale provider of full fibre connectivity, is enabling the channel to serve business customers with low cost full fibre Ethernet that meets their need for exceptionally fast connectivity, while accommodating occasional need for more bandwidth at no extra cost.

The wholesaler has launched Ethernet Flex 1Gbps across the UK on its CityFibre full fibre infrastructure. With a guaranteed rate of 200Mbps both up and down and the provision to burst up to 1Gbps, it serves businesses’ need for a consistently reliable and fast connection for day-to-day operations but critically the ability to complete bandwidth-intensive tasks without incurring additional charges or having to pre-arrange more bandwidth availability.

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