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FullFibre Connecting Ross-On-Wye residents and Business On Their FTTP Network

ISP Partners of the Wholesale Network can now Service Ross-on-Wye with Ultrafast full fibre broadband.

FullFibre is pleased to announce that residents and businesses alike in Ross-on-Wye can access FTTP technology, helping to boost the local economy and ending poor connectivity issues in the town.

FullFibre, a wholesale only network provider, partners with multiple consumer and business ISP’s giving local residents choice when it comes to their broadband connection.

Acting through their B2C brand Fibre Heroes, FullFibre promote the awareness and virtues of full fibre broadband infrastructure in the area to ensure the support and growth of their partner ISP’s

This announcement falls on the back of their extensive continued build plans and recent expansion into 24 new towns and areas.

Residents and businesses in the area no longer have to put up with slow internet speeds or patchy video calls especially if they work from home. Full fibre broadband means consistent future proof service assuring the connected capabilities of the town for years to come.

Gareth Yardley, Area General Manager, from FullFibre commented:

“A town like Ross-on-Wye was previously overlooked by large network providers so we’re thrilled to make this announcement. Having access to ultrafast broadband can be a real benefit to towns looking to modernise their digital infrastructure, bridging the digital divide in the UK.”

With this news, partners of FullFibre are able to service customers in the area.

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Free Lead Generation Marketing Campaign for Network Partners

FullFibre’s Fibre Heroes are here to ensure partners and wholesale ISP’s benefit from their unique offering to market

Fibre Heroes, FullFibre’s B2C marketing campaign, owns a unique lead generation model that allows for wholesale partners to benefit from privately-funded marketing efforts from the network builder.

With the backing of Basalt Infrastructure, FullFibre recognised a gap in the market to benefit both their partners and end users by generating awareness around the newly built gigabit-capable broadband networks.

Easily being confused as an ISP, Fibre Heroes was created in order to attract attention and create awareness surrounding the digital levelling up of their build towns.

With omnichannel marketing efforts that stretch across all platforms from billboards and newspapers to TV and digital platforms, they’re able to aid partners in amplifying their messages and ensure leads remain interested during build phases.

Working closely with internet service providers, local authorities, property developers and communities, Fibre Heroes enrich towns with compounded marketing messages alongside their partners to ensure maximum awareness is created.

Capturing and generating leads through their website, these are handed over for free to partners to ensure customers are installed.

CEO of FullFibre Oliver Helm commented:

The creation of Fibre Heroes has allowed us to offer something completely unique to market. In a competitive space, remaining innovative is key to continue disrupting the Channel. Fibre Heroes allows us to place our partners and customers first by ensuring brand awareness for smaller ISP’s who don’t have the resources to compete with the larger corporations.

Working to connect 500,000 premises from South Wales to South Yorkshire, Fibre Heroes are here to support their partners across all aspects of their business.


FullFibre Nominated for 10 Awards

Wholesale network provider nominated for multiple categories across industry awards

Altnet FullFibre have seen a successful start to the industry award season by being shortlisted for 10 awards across a range of channel awards.

Having multiple departments recognised for their excellence, the wholesale network provider have been focussing on building to historically underserved towns.

The Exeter Living Awards shortlisted FullFibre for:

Business Services
New Business
Technology & Innovation

The inaugural UK Fibre Awards have shortlisted FullFibre for:

Best Wholesale Fibre Provider
Best Fibre Marketing Campaign
Rollout Challenge Buster Award

The CommsBusiness Awards have recognised FullFibre for:

Best Fibre Connectivity Provider

The CommsDealer Channel Champions have also shortlisted FullFibre for:

Best Vendor Marketing Team
Best Vendor Executive Leadership Team
Best Vendor People & Culture Team

CEO of FullFibre Oliver Helm commented:

“Innovation is one of our core values at FullFibre. Every single team member demonstrates this and it’s a real moment for us to have our expert teams acknowledged by the industry. Whilst our build teams are the ones working hard to ensure that the digital divide is reduced, those who work behind the scenes are just as important to the functioning of the business. I’m thrilled that the teams get to have their hard work recognised.”

The first award ceremony to take place is the UK Fibre Awards commencing on June 9th 2022.


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Matt Baker Joins FullFibre as Head of Wholesale

A former Head of Business Sales, Matt Baker, joins FullFibre as Head of Wholesale, reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, James Warner.

Matt will be leading the sales strategy to assist our wholesale partners deliver gigabit capable broadband to both residential and business customers. This will include all the regions FullFibre currently serve like Leominster, Droitwich, Ross on Wye, Shrewsbury and many more. It will also include the recently announced fourth region that covers areas in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire.

Matt is looking forward to providing a great customer experience to the Wholesale partners and enabling them to grow their business and supply the higher bandwidths to the communities they serve.

” The fundamental way Residential and Business customers use the internet has changed, the market towns Full Fibre serves have been carefully chosen to enable our Partners to easily improve the internet experience to their customer base and have a positive impact in the community”

Matt has twenty years of sales experience with twelve of those focusing on connectivity improvements. He currently resides in Exeter and will be working from the Exeter Head Office.

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FullFibre Ltd Confirm their next region

Wholesale Altnet FullFibre Ltd. have taken another major step forward today by announcing what will become their Fourth region.

The Exeter based CP are building fibre networks right across the Midlands from three regional bases in Ledbury, Telford and Derby.

They have today provided details of their brand-new region to be based in Barnsley and which will extend the company’s reach across the north midlands and Yorkshire.

The news means new jobs will be created in this part of the north of England and even more opportunities for the local supply chain which will extend the economic benefits further still.

The announcement also details the first wave of communities that will be deployed and which will benefit from 1Gbps Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband. They are as follows;

Askern, Bawtry, Penistone and Tickhill (South Yorkshire)

Bolsover, Chapel en le Frith, Clowne, Creswell, Hayfield, New Mills, Whaley Bridge, Whitwell  and Wirksworth (Derbyshire)

Boroughbridge (North Yorkshire)

Clayton West, Crofton Denby Dale, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd & Ripponden Skelmanthorpe, & Todmorden and Walton (West Yorkshire)

Edwinstowe (Nottinghamshire)

Funded by the infrastructure investment fund, Basalt Infrastructure Partners III, FullFibre Ltd is in the position to announce these additional towns with more still to come. These towns alone include over 90,000 premises and every single one will be provided with the capability to connect to a gigabit capable internet service as the programme rolls out.

The network provider operates under their front-facing Fibre Heroes brand and are partnered with a variety of ISPs, creating market competition for these and the towns previously announced.

Oliver Helm, the CEO of FullFibre commented:

“FullFibre continues to expand its services outside of dense urban areas and major cities. There are certain areas across the country that are not given the same resources and funding needed for this type of digital upgrade. We remain steadfast in our mission to connect whole communities to ultrafast, reliable broadband and the opportunities that go hand-in-hand with that.

Our work requires longevity and commitment to be successful. We fully acknowledge the importance of upgrading both residents and businesses to not only to compete at the same level as the rest of the country, but also receive access to modern digital services and educational tools.

The additional areas just announced include towns that have been restricted digitally with unreliable copper connections, hindering modern households and businesses. We are now in a position to change that.”

FullFibre COO, James Warner also commented:

“Bringing on our fourth build region is another key milestone in FullFibre’s journey, enabling homes and business the access to the connectivity and services they deserve.

This activity will bring 100’s of jobs to the area and will mean the towns and communities in our newest build region can look forward to future proofed FullFibre service through any partner ISP we work with.”

One of the areas that will benefit from this announcement is the High Peak constituency. Their MP, Robert Largan welcomed the news:

He had this to say: “One of my top priorities is to improve access to ultrafast broadband across the High Peak. Our unique geography means we have some of the worst coverage not-spots in the entire country.  Full Fibre’s investment is fantastic news for local residents. I look forward to working more with them to speed up the ultra-fast broadband roll-out across the High Peak!”.

This announcement means residents in these towns across these counties are in line with FullFibre’s goal to connect 500,000 premises by 2025.