We are happy to announce that a contract has been signed with CityFibre.
CityFibre is an "Alt-Net"; a fibreoptic carrier independent of OpenReach. They supply gigabit services into homes in many cities and towns throughout the country over their own fibre network infrastructure. Their geographical footprint is gradually increasing on an ongoing basis.
A&A now has to do substantial work to :
... before we'll be ready to offer CityFibre based Internet services to our customers in England. (Access to CityFibre in Scotland will take more time and they don't have a presence in Wales or Northern Ireland at this time.)
We will also be preparing details of the specific service offerings we will be making available, and their pricing.
Watch this space for updates! We hope to be in a position to start taking orders from early autumn 2022. Please don't email us yet!
What areas are available?
CityFibre state they are 'Rolling out to a third of the UK market by 2025', which they say is 8 million homes in over 285 cities, towns and villages. Their network is still growing so not all areas are ready, and it's important to note that not all homes in each area will be covered. We will initially be able to offer service to towns in England. Details of their coverage can be seen on CityFibre's website and we'll have our own availability checker soon.
As it stands, the current list of Cities is as follows: