Full fibre broadband launched in Leicester

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Connectivity provider TalkTalk is continuing its full fibre expansion programme, bringing ultrafast packages to businesses and homes across Leicester for the first time.

Internet usage on TalkTalk’s network increased by an average of 42% in Leicester between January 2020 – April 2021, and it’s showing no signs of slowing down.

This rise in data has been largely accelerated due to the pandemic, which highlighted the need for fast, reliable and affordable connectivity in the city.

Jonathan Kini, Managing Director of TalkTalk Direct Business and Consumer, said: “We believe fast, affordable, full fibre broadband should be accessible to all. This has been brought into even sharper focus by culture changes resulting from the pandemic.

“We’re thrilled that people across Leicester can now benefit from the UK’s latest fibre technology thanks to our new Future Fibre packages.”

The full fibre expansion across Leicester is being undertaken in conjunction with CityFibre and Openreach to deliver the latest broadband technology to customers.

James Cushing City Manager for CityFibre, said: “We have made amazing progress in bringing full fibre to the city and are seeing great local demand for state-of-the-art digital connectivity.”

Kasam Hussain, Openreach’s Regional Partnership Director for the Midlands, said: “We’re proud to

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