Faster Broadband for Doncaster
CityFibre to bring super fast and reliable broadband connection to Doncaster.
02:48 12 May 2020
Groundwork to bring faster broadband service to Doncaster has begun, digital infrastructure firm City Fibre has confirmed. Engineers have started installing fibre optic cables to deliver the "best connectivity with nearly unlimited bandwidth and reliability" to the area. CityFibre said that the use of fibre optic cables to connect every customer's home or business will deliver up to 1,000Mbps speeds.
Natalie Ward, CityFibre manager for Doncaster said: "For people across Doncaster, their digital future is just around the corner. Work is now underway and that is something to be celebrated.
"Full fibre broadband will help households and businesses access all they need at lightning speed, but the benefits are far deeper than that - from enabling smart home technologies to giving people the freedom to work from home with ease.
"The investment also comes at a critical time for Doncaster's forward-thinking business community."
Meanwhile, Councillor Nick Allen raised concerns about possible disruption to borough roads and pavements during the installation of fibre optic cables.
He said: "My main wish is this does not cause a lot of necessary roadworks by digging up the pavements and roads, as that would cause a nuisance and a lot of mess which people do not want to see.
"I'm sure this work could be a positive step forward."