Fibre network goes live for 12,000 homes in Blyth

Tue, 27/02/2024 - 12:28

Virgin Media O2’s network in Blyth is now live, bringing fibre to 12,000 additional homes and businesses in the town.

The network has been built on behalf of nexfibre, which is investing £4.5bn to deliver high speed fibre to the home (FTTH) connections to 5 million homes across the UK by 2026.

Julie Agnew, MD of Fixed Network Expansion at Virgin Media O2 said: “These ultrareliable full fibre to the home broadband connections come with speeds, up to 36 times faster than local average.”

Rajiv Datta, CEO at nexfibre added: “We continue on our mission to build and expand our network in suburban and semi-rural areas, and play our part in helping to close the digital divide and boost the UK economy.”