Fixed wireless and full fibre ISP, Borderlink Broadband which provides 10Gbps connectivity to rural areas across Northumberland and the Scottish Borders is announcing today it’s build progress for FTTP deployment across East Lothian, Mid Lothian and Angus through its fibre brand GoFibre: http://www.gofibre.co.uk
As a result of a £10.5m investment from the British Strategic Investment fund (BSIF) under Gresham House plc earlier this year, in conjunction with UK Gigabit Programme and Scottish Broadband Voucher Scheme; Borderlink under its trading arm GoFibre, are focused on a large-scale investment in fibre infrastructure across northern England and Scotland.
As part of this first phase of deployment, which began in January of this year, Borderlink and GoFibre are focused on delivering access to FTTP for 100,000 residential and commercial premises as part of this phase across several rural towns in Lothian and Angus, with the first customers being connected now across both regions.
In Lothian towns include: Dunbar, Haddington, North Berwick, Cockenzie, Tranent, Prestonpans, Gullane, Longniddry, East Saltoun, Prestonpans, Pencaitland. Orders are now being accepted/processed in these locations and customers should expect delivery over the next 1-6 months depending on location and complexity etc.
Angus towns list to be released shortly.
Further build updates will be released in the coming months as Borderlink looks to bridge the fibre gap in the region and offer up to 10Gbps to consumers.
Alex Cacciamani, CEO, said:
“Borderlink has a unique opportunity to target northern England and Scotland with high quality, next generation 10Gbps full fibre broadband, starting with Lothian and Angus. I’m pleased to be announcing the first phase of our build programme in what promises to be an exciting phase of the company’s growth and development, there is much more to come.”
Packages and coverage can be found at http://www.gofibre.co.uk where your interest in receiving a full fibre connection can be registered.