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Salisbury goes ultrafast with Giganet full-fibre broadband

Updated 03/03/20 - Reduced 500Mb/s and 1Gb/s Broadband Pricing   We’re excited to announce the launch of our full-fibre...

£67.8m Gigabit Voucher Scheme at Immediate Risk of Closing

The latest Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) update in November indicated that around 77% of the...

Meet Our New Network Engineer Pete

Hello, I’m Pete and I am Giganet’s new Network Engineer, working primarily alongside Matt and Mike. After many...

Why people fear switching ISPs

Ofcom recently reported that fewer customers are switching Internet Service Providers (ISPs). However, that doesn’t necessarily...

Gigabit Voucher October Update: 77% Committed

The Government’s £2,500 Gigabit Voucher Scheme is quickly running out. The latest update from Department for Digital,...

Coventry goes live with CityFibre and Giganet

Coventry is the latest city to benefit from CityFibre’s full-fibre broadband investment. Coventry is now fully-live...

Cambridge Goes Full Fibre with CityFibre and Giganet

CityFibre, the UK’s largest alternative network provider, has invested a further £20 million to expand the full fibre...

What is GPON?

When it comes to full-fibre broadband, there are effectively two ways that the physical fibre network is delivered, PtP and...

Cementing UK Tech Hubs with Ultrafast Connectivity

The UK is one of the leading tech hubs globally that is focused on innovation but is still limited by slow connectivity and...

Fibre-first towns and cities pre-availability checker

The Giganet website live availability checker now checks whether your home or business is one of the ~500,000 properties...

UltraBEAM+ (PLUS) vs UltraBEAM, what’s the difference?

In advance of full-fibre broadband arriving at your home or business in one of our Giganet Local areas (Salisbury, Basingstoke...

Salisbury full-fibre city FTTP rollout plans

As announced last week, Salisbury is set to become the first city/town in the UK to benefit from a complete full-fibre FTTP...