15 October 2021
The company is investing a further £3m to expand the project, taking its total investment in Peterborough to £35m. Earlier this year, CityFibre hit a major milestone in Peterborough when it officially completed its original build plan by bringing the best available connectivity within reach of 60,000 homes in the city. Now, with huge demand for full fibre services, CityFibre is extending its investment in Peterborough so that thousands more homes and businesses can access full fibre connectivity with work currently underway in Hampton and Stanground.
“This is great news for the city. We’ve been working to bring our best-in-class full fibre network to thousands of homes in the city for the last few years and there’s a clear demand - you only have to look at what we’ve been through in the last 18 months of the pandemic to see how much we rely on good broadband connectivity for homeworking and schooling, telehealth, and business innovation," said Rebecca Stephens, CityFibre’s city manager for Peterborough. “This extra investment means we can keep going to ensure even more premises can access the network. Peterborough is a trailblazer, becoming one of the first cities in the UK to have this level of digital infrastructure, creating opportunities and giving a digital boost to the local economy for years to come.”