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Connexin Secures Further Funding To Expand Full Fibre Network To Beverley

Infrastructure and connectivity specialist Connexin has today announced the expansion of its alternative, full fibre network build into Beverley as they continue with their mission to provide a greater choice of broadband services for residents throughout the North.

With plans to bring the Yorkshire region to the digital forefront, Connexin has already commenced work in the town and plans to connect customers shortly. This brings much-needed competition and choice for residents in the HU17 postcode region.

This follows Connexin’s announcement to end Hull’s broadband monopoly with its 10Gbps capable fibre network rollout. Since then, the internet service provider (ISP) has passed thousands of homes in the city, offering the fastest home broadband package in the area at a staggering 2Gbps – more than 25x faster than the UK’s average broadband speed.

Simon Burckhardt, MD of Connexin Consumer and Business, said:

“When we originally announced the network rollout in Hull, we spoke about our commitment to create a more competitive broadband marketplace in the city –we’re acting on that promise. Our expansion into Beverley is a step towards broadband choice for people not only in Hull, but in the surrounding areas as well.”

Connexin’s expansion is supported by leading real asset manager PATRIZIA. Tom Maher, Managing Director – Infrastructure, said:

“PATRIZIA is proud to partner with Connexin to help bridge the digital divide and bring next generation infrastructure to local communities.  Connexin has made exceptional progress with the network build in Hull, and we are fully dedicated to supporting their expansion into surrounding areas as they continue to develop key digital infrastructure within the UK.”


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Left: Furqan Alamgir - CEO and Founder of Connexin Right: Simon Burckhardt - Managing Director of Connexin Consumer, Business, Enterprise (CBE)

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About Connexin ● Founded in Hull in 2006, Connexin is an innovative and disruptive technology company specialising in building and operating award-winning Smart City infrastructure to support the Internet of Things. ● Connexin in partnership with Cisco and Newcastle City Council has helped deliver the UK’s smartest street, which was announced at the Great Exhibition of the North. ● Connexin was recently named one of the Top 100 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies in the Northern Tech Awards. ● In October 2017 Connexin announced it had secured a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its Smart City operations. ● In September 2020 Connexin raised an initial £80 million in funding from Whitehelm Capital to further strengthen its position and become the leader in the smart infrastructure and Internet of Things sector.

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