The ‘UFO’ (ultra fibreoptic) broadband project is being developed by Sky, Talk Talk and City Fibre to make York the first UK ‘gigabit city’.
Their construction work has already begun in parts of the city. For queries and complaints about street works, contact the McNicholas 24 hour Careline, tel: 0845 2000214.
For more information on the UFO project, visit www.ultrafibreoptic.co.uk or email: [email protected] Further details about the new services in York, including launch dates and Sky and TalkTalk’s pricing, will be confirmed by the companies involved in due course.
Benefits of ultrafast broadband
The scheme will provide:
a state of the art, city-wide, pure fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) network broadband speeds of 1 Gigabit (1000 Mbps) to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in York better quality and value ‘Ultra Fibre Optic’ offers speeds 100 times faster than standard broadband. Homes that have it can download:
an HD movie in less than 30 seconds 100 photos in less than 5 seconds a music album in a second For businesses, it’ll improve productivity and the ability to better compete both locally and nationally.
This will be the first time ever that a UK city has been connected with such high speeds on a city-wide basis.
Sky, Talk Talk and City Fibre are working in partnership with the local community to ensure the network delivers the numerous benefits faster broadband can provide, including helping to grow the local economy and supporting York businesses to better compete in the UK and overseas.
For any home telephone and broadband engineers York, repairs and installations please contact us on 0800 0132341 or visit our website at Telephone Engineers York.