17 May 2019 Southampton to become a gigabit city thanks to toob’s £50m full fibre investment
Toob, a full fibre broadband provider, are excited to announce that Southampton will be the first city to benefit from their full fibre network rollout, delivering download speeds 20 x faster than the UK average and upload speeds 145 x faster than the UK average
Toob will be investing £50m in Southampton to build a brand-new full fibre network to deliver gigabit broadband speeds to more than 100,000 premises by the end of 2021. This is the first step to achieving their ambition to pass more the one million premises. toob is working closely with Southampton City Council to maximise the benefits of the rollout for the local community and the first customers will be connected to toob’s network by the end of 2019.
Residents and businesses should register their interest at www.toob.co.uk to ensure they are kept up to date with toob’s rollout and to be the first to know when it’s available in their area.
“We are delighted to start the roll out of our full fibre network in the vibrant city of Southampton. In deploying its network, toob will create a full fibre infrastructure that will benefit residents, businesses and public services and enable the deployment of 5G and smart city projects throughout Southampton.”
Nick Parbutt, CEO, toob