Virgin Media bring fibre to 17,000 homes in Rotherham

Thu, 28/03/2024 - 14:12

Full-fibre is now available to more than 17,000 additional homes and businesses in Rotherham following the completion of local works by Virgin Media.

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.

Rajiv Datta, CEO at nexfibre said: “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.”

nexfibre is a joint venture between InfraVia Capital Partners, Liberty Global and Telefónica and is financed with £4.5bn of equity and debt investment. It will initially roll out fibre to five million homes not currently served by Virgin Media O2’s network by 2026, with the opportunity to expand to an additional 2 million homes.