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Ofcom announces new DPA rules to support full-fibre roll out

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The UK could hit its full-fibre targets more quickly, now that Ofcom has ruled that access to BT Ducts and Poles be opened up to rival providers.

Ben Allwright, Managing Director
02.03.2018

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Presenting PIA at the UK Fibre Optic Connectivity Forum

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Flomatik Network Services MD, Ben Allwright, recently spoke about lowering the cost of building new networks using PIA at the Sorrento Networks quarterly UK Fibre Optic Connectivity Forum (UKFOCF) in London. With several DCMS initiatives now underway to support full-fibre rollouts, the forum provided an excellent platform to share project updates, as well as to discuss the many challenges and opportunities presented by the various deployment approaches.

Ben Allwright, Managing Director
01.12.2017

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Flomatik engineers receive PIA accreditation

PIA accreditation training

Our PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) team continues to grow – two more of our team have passed accreditation to assess Openreach’s network for PIA surveys.

Bryan Hughes, Flomatik Planning Supervisor, along with the Flomatik Field Engineer completed the training course. They now hold the A8 (Pole climbing) A9 (Testing of Underground Plant) and module S7 (Installation of Duct and Cable) qualifications.

Responding to the demand for clients requiring PIA surveys, Flomatik continue to train engineers for accreditation, delivering the consistent quality in PIA surveys that Flomatik are so well known for.

Paul Upshall, Head of Business Operations
20.11.2017

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Who will pave the way for 5G?

5G deployment for mobile network operators in the uk

5G mobile networks, capable of delivering 10 Gbps+ data services are coming, but are the UK’s Mobile Network Operators’ plans being thwarted by a changing regulatory landscape?

Wendy Santarossa, Business Development
19.10.2017

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The changing face of broadband: New FttP infrastructures for Ultra–Fast

It seems that Fibre-to-the-Premise is finally coming and with just 3% UK coverage today, there’s much to do…

Ben Allwright, Managing Director
30.07.2017

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Fibre and the changing role of PIA

With ~80% of a typical CP’s’ CapEx costs attributable to network build, the PIA remedy developed by Ofcom has garnered considerable interest. The ability to lease physical infrastructure from Openreach is seen as a key catalyst for Ultra-Fast fibre network deployment and residential broadband competition.

Ben Allwright, Managing Director
27.07.2017

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Diminishing the ‘Digital Divide’ – Fibre technology industry panel evening at House of Commons

Fibre technology panel at House of Commons

Flomatik were invited to the Terrace Pavilion at the House of Commons on March 15th to discuss whether fibre technology can revolutionise the UK economy.

Ben Allwright, Managing Director
20.03.2017

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