People in the Castlebeck, Manor and Richmond areas of Sheffield can now access some of the fastest internet services available thanks to the full fibre network CityFibre is delivering as part of a £115m investment in the city.
CityFibre has now completed its full fibre network rollout in these areas and homes have been designated ‘ready for service.’
This means residents can now choose to connect to CityFibre internet services as and when they go live in their area. In Sheffield, Gigabit services are currently available from Pure Broadband. Across the UK, CityFibre is working with launch partner Vodafone to deliver next generation broadband services, as well as TalkTalk, with others expected to join the network soon.
The completion of Castlebeck, Manor and Richmond marks another milestone in CityFibre’s £115m project, which aims to future-proof Sheffield by ensuring its digital infrastructure is able to support residents, businesses’ and services in their growing data consumption in an increasingly online world.
Work is also close to completion in Park Hill and Tinsley. Once the full rollout has been completed, almost every home and business will have access to full fibre broadband.
Speaking of this latest milestone, Natalie Ward, CityFibre’s City Manager for Sheffield says: “We’re delighted to be giving people in Sheffield all the benefits our network has to offer, and we would like to thank the residents in the area who have been extremely patient with us.
“We’ve made strong progress so far and before too long we’ll be able to give everyone in the area the opportunity to connect to our network, unlocking unbeatable homeworking, entertainment and a reliable service. Sheffield has long been recognised as a leading industrial city and the digital and creative sector has grown faster here than elsewhere in the UK.”