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Openreach To Expand Full Fibre Network To Isle of Wight Villages

Multiple Isle of Wight locations will soon be able to utilise Openreach full fibre - as the firm works to continue its £15 billion investment in its network.

People living in Yarmouth, Brighstone and Godshill will soon be served by the upgraded technology. They'll join more than 200 thousand homes and businesses across the UK that already have access.

Martin Williams, Openreach’s regional director for the South East, said:

“This is a huge infrastructure success story across the region. No company is building faster or further in Europe, that we’re aware of.

“We won’t be stopping either. We plan to build even further across the region, to more cities and towns, and our most rural communities.

“And our engineers, of which 4,800 live in the region, are doing this at a rapid pace - despite this being a hugely complex engineering project.

“Our fibre checker has the latest information about our work in your area, but only 37% of premises across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight which can order a new ultrafast service have done so, as upgrades aren’t automatic. Once Full Fibre is available where you live, you’ll need to place an order with a provider of your choice to get connected and we’ll do the rest!

“Openreach’s network offers the widest choice of providers such as BT, Sky, TalkTalk, Vodafone and Zen – which means people have lots of choice and can get a great deal.”

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