Solution30, the European leader in solutions for new technologies, announced today LightSpeed Broadband, a fiber optic internet provider based in Lincolnshire, retained the company for a second phase of ultra-rapid deployment.
The need to bridge the digital divide is greater than ever in the UK. LightSpeed is on a mission to bring ultra-fast 1 gigabit full fiber connectivity to homes and businesses in the East of England. After an initial rollout of its comprehensive fiber network in 10 towns in South Lincolnshire and West Norfolk, this second phase aims to reach a further 22 towns in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.
In this context, LightSpeed awarded Solutions30 UK a large part of its second phase deployment contract. . Already a partner in the first phase, this new contract is recognition of the productivity and professionalism of the Solutions 30 UK teams.
Dave Axam, COO of LightSpeed Broadband, said: “Our ambitious plans for full 1 gigabit fiber optic connectivity in the East of England mean that finding trusted partners is essential. Having worked with Solutions30 in our first phase, we had seen their effectiveness, quality and speed, and knew we wanted to expand our collaboration.”
Paul Garston, CEO of Solutions30 UK, applauded the new contract: “We have really enjoyed working with LightSpeed and are delighted that this new contract has materialized as a direct result of our performance and commitment. The United Kingdom is a high-potential market for Solutions 30 where we intend to play a key role in supporting our customers in the deployment of fiber networks.
About LightSpeed Broadband
LightSpeed Broadband is based at Fulney Hall in Spalding, South Holland, Lincolnshire, creating 55 local jobs.
Managed by a highly experienced team of broadband experts from across the telecom industry, including BT and TalkTalk, LightSpeed’s mission is to unlock the full digital potential of communities underserved by their broadband infrastructure. existing. It plans to expand its fiber optic network to 200,000 homes and businesses in the East of England by 2022 to reach 1 million homes by 2025 to become a market-leading provider.
LightSpeed Broadband is backed by a £115m investment with the option to raise £300m. Investors include AtmosClear Investments, Kompass Kapital, Sequoia and Thesaurium which focus on economic infrastructure debt and sustainable infrastructure projects. To learn more about LightSpeed Broadband, visit www.lightspeed.co.uk
About Solutions 30 SE
The Solutions 30 group is the European leader in solutions for new technologies. Its mission is to make available to everyone, individuals and businesses, the technological developments that are transforming our daily lives. Yesterday was IT and the Internet. Today is digital technology. Tomorrow will be technologies that will make the world even more interconnected in real time. With more than 30 million interventions carried out since its creation and a network of more than 15,700 local technicians, Solutions 30 today covers all of France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Iberian Peninsula, the United Kingdom, and Poland. The share capital of Solutions 30 SE is made up of 107,127,984 shares, equal to the theoretical number of exercisable votes.
Solutions 30 SE is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN FR0013379484- code S30). Indices: MSCI Europe Small Cap | Tech40 | SME CAC | SBF 120 | CAC Mid 60. Visit our website to find out more: www.solutions30.com
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