UK full fibre provider announces agreement with SSE Enterprise Telecoms
London, 29 October 2019: NextGenAccess, a UK wholesale provider of full fibre broadband infrastructure is showcasing its growing network capabilities to carriers and fixed and mobile network operators at Capacity Europe, London Stand 77.
With this NextGenAccess announced today a new carrier agreement with SSE Enterprise Telecoms which has ordered a new fibre route in order to connect its 12,000km UK-wide network to the NGD data centre in Wales, and follows an increase in demand for high capacity services to the data centre and the rest of the UK. SSE Enterprise Telecoms specialises in providing high capacity, long distant fibre, Optical and Ethernet services and NextGenAccess’ new 60km fibre route nearing completion between Bristol (Bradley Stoke) and the NGD data centre near Newport, South Wales was the perfect solution.
NextGenAccess is also using Capacity Europe to highlight various high profile UK full fibre projects. In addition, NextGenAccess is making full fibre infrastructure available to mobile operators for addressing their growing 5G backhaul data traffic requirements.
Mark Weller, Managing Director of NextGenAccess said,
“We are able to respond more quickly than most to the growing capacity requirements of carriers and mobile operators. By using our DPA / PIA powers and specialist trackside rail fibre expertise, we can deploy full fibre infrastructure in strategic areas of the UK more easily and more cost-effectively than our competitors.”
Meeting the ultrafast broadband requirements of underserved businesses and the public sector, NextGenAccess specialises in high speed connectivity and bespoke fibre. It is licensed to use Openreach infrastructure to deploy fibre networks under Duct and Pole Access (DPA) / Physical Infrastructure Access (PIA) and can also use Access To Infrastructure (ATI) legislation for access to other infrastructure including canal ducts or utility infrastructure. Where existing infrastructure is insufficient, NextGenAccess’ Code Powers also allows it to carry out its own civils works.
NextGenAccess is a privately owned company and secured £22 million of investment from the National Digital Infrastructure Fund (NDIF) in 2018. NextGenAccess has successfully built an independent network across the UK with over 100 Points of Presence in ten different local authority areas, whereby small businesses in otherwise underserved areas can connect directly to wholesale fibre-to-the-premise broadband at speeds of up to 10Gbps.
NextGenAccess Ltd is a developer of ultrafast wholesale and custom fibre broadband infrastructure in England and Wales. Its core business is to deliver next generation, high speed connectivity products to allow organisations of all sizes to realise the commercial and operational benefits of cloud-based services, mobility and unified communications. NextGenAccess has successfully built an independent network across the UK with over 100 Points of Presence (“PoPs”) in ten different local authority areas, whereby small businesses in otherwise underserved areas can connect directly to wholesale fibre-to-the-premise (“FTTP”) broadband at speeds of up to 10Gbps.
NextGenAccess is a privately owned company with investment from the National Digital Infrastructure Fund, a commercial fund established in 2017 by Amber Infrastructure Group which has over £8 billion of assets under management with interests in digital and other public infrastructure, sustainable energy and real estate.