British full fibre broadband provider Grain has named four new areas where it will roll out fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) technology, namely: Whitley Bay and Thornaby in the North East; Blackpool in the North West; and Tonypandy in Wales.
Commenting on the development, Grain’s CFO Roland Barzegar said: ‘Our accelerated build programme has allowed us to get to many of these new areas sooner than we expected, which is a win-win for customers who are joining us … As a team, we are hugely motivated by the feedback we are receiving and the national reputation we are now growing, and we are excited about Grain’s future.’
The company is undertaking a rollout of FTTP technology across the country and, having secured funding for the next phase of its rollout back in August 2021, at that date it confirmed this would support its plans to extend its footprint to cover an initial 300,000 homes and businesses ‘with a focus on both new-build housing developments and existing urban housing’.
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