Changing the Environment

CityFibre

Greg Mesch, Mark Collins


Facts

Founded:
2011
HQ:
15 Bedford St, London WC2E 9HE

CityFibre builds, designs and operates fibre optic networks across the UK offering gigabit connection speeds. It’s provided the infrastructure for several ‘Gigabit Cities’, providing fibre connectivity for entire communities including York, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. As of June 2015, revenue for CityFibre was up by 115% year on year. In December 2015 the company spent £90 million acquiring KCOM’s own fibre network, expanding its footprint by more than 300%.

Words: Olivia Solon | Editor: Nate Lanxon