Virgin Media O2 has opened up talks with CityFibre for an acquisition worth up to £3bn, the Telegraph reports.
Gigaclear’s work to connect 2,400 homes in Adderbury and Hook Norton to full fibre broadband continues apace.
CityFibre is investing £10m to bring fibre connectivity to almost every home and business across Newark.
More than half of all premises in Ayrshire can now access Openreach’s fibre network which passes 96,000 homes and 4,800 businesses.
GoFibre has made its fibre services available to around 4,500 premises across the Aberdeenshire towns of Portlethen and Newtonhill.
Airband is completing a challenging installation to bring fibre to 300 people in the cliff-top area of Clovelly in Devon, one of the UK’s only privately-owned villages.
Over 8,500 premises in March now have access to fibre as CityFibre completes its £5m primary build across the town.
thinkBroadband’s latest Quarterly Statistics put the UK’s FTTP broadband coverage at 47%, representing around 14.9 million premises.
Openreach has gone the extra mile to connect Shell Island on the peninsula of Mochras, in North West Wales, to its full fibre network.
CityFibre’s £62m investment into Newcastle’s digital infrastructure may unlock £440m in productivity and innovation gains, £97m from a widened workforce, £24m in local authority efficiency savings and £213m in increased housing value.