Connected Nations - Planned Network Deployment
This is our second forward-looking report about planned network deployments supporting very high speed broadband services in the United Kingdom, which, for all fixed networks we have examined, are now all based on full fibre technology. This analysis also includes the plans of operators to extend or upgrade fixed wireless access networks so as to provide very high speed broadband, with download speed of at least 100 megabits per second.
The report is based on the stated deployment plans of network operators as of May 2023 up to three years in advance. These plans include those that are privately funded as well as any plans that are supported through public funds/intervention. However, the report only focuses on Communications Providers’ planned deployments and does not take account of any aspirations or plans by public authorities, whether national or local, to roll out networks in their geographical areas.
We have prepared and published this report to supplement our Connected Nations report, which is a statement of current network coverage.