Businesses in Bournemouth are set to get broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps following the launch of a new service in the town.
CityFibre has announced a gigabit leased line solution, which it said will enable companies on the south coast to take advantage of better internet-based services, such as cloud computing and voice over IP (VoIP), as well as increasing the speed of standard tasks, such as transferring large files.
The company already provides similar speeds to around 21,000 consumers via its fibre to the home (FTTH) network in Bournemouth, but this enterprise-grade offering will come with a service level agreement to ensure reliability, along with lower latency and additional capacity.
Small businesses will be able to take advantage of the existing FTTH infrastructure, as CityFibre also announced a package aimed at SMEs running across the consumer network.
“Bournemouth is a fantastic location for business, and the launch of these services will enable the business community to thrive,” said Greg Mesch, CEO of CityFibre.
“The extension of our Gigler service ensures that businesses in Bournemouth, no matter their size, will have the opportunity to access gigabit-speed services, enabling them to compete both now and in the future, against companies from all over the world,” he said.
CityFibre already provides a similar service in York, and in both cases has worked closely with the local councils to further the roll-outs.
“CityFibre has invested heavily in the town of Bournemouth to transform it into a ‘Gigabit Town’. We are working closely with Bournemouth Borough Council to deliver the connectivity it needs to provide services to the town as efficiently as possible, and we look forward to continuing to support the local economy through involvement and sponsorship of local events.