Sheffield, Doncaster, Rotherham joining CityFibre’s ‘Gigabit Cities’

12 Oct 2016

British pure fibre infrastructure outfit CityFibre is set to deploy a network spanning 110km across Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham. In a press release confirming the development, CityFibre said that businesses in the areas covered by the infrastructure will be able to take advantage of downlink speeds of up to 1Gbps, with services offered via the company’s partner, Yorkshire-based Exa Networks, which is already delivering connectivity of CityFibre’s networks in Bradford and Leeds.

Commenting on the latest network rollout, Rob Hamlin, Commercial Director at CityFibre said: ‘We’re delighted to be expanding our partnership with Exa Networks to offer world-class digital infrastructure to Sheffield, Doncaster and Rotherham. Organisations large and small now require reliable, fast, low latency internet services to compete and succeed in an ever changing digital world. We are opening up a new world class digital infrastructure in the region, which will provide internet services like never seen before. We look forward to our market launch and to connecting the first customers soon.’

United Kingdom, CityFibre (incl. FibreNation)