Collaboration will see Emtelle deliver a full suite of passive network infrastructure components to deliver on Upp’s ambitious network deployment plans
Hawick, Scotland, November 17, 2021 – Emtelle, the world’s leading manufacturer of blown fiber, cabling and pre-terminated tubing solutions, has won a major multi-million pound contract as the leading provider of network infrastructure for the broadband provider to the top, until the end of March 2026.
Emtelle will work closely with Upp to ensure delivery of Fiber to the X (FTTX) core infrastructure components to support its plans to roll out a full fiber network in one million premises by 2025. Au Over the next five years, Emtelle will supply Upp with all of its passive infrastructure products to deploy its networks in the East of England.
Upp Founder and Chief Technology Officer Alex Marshall said: “As we continue to accelerate our deployment of full fibers in the East of England, it is critical for us to carefully select our supply chain partners based on their social, environmental and sustainability priorities. Emtelle’s proximity to ourselves and its commitment to long-lasting and sustainable solutions for the deployment of FTTX networks support our business values and our approach to the future of fiber accessibility.
With over 40 years of experience and two UK based manufacturing plants, Emtelle’s wide range of fiber optic solutions and constant innovation have proven that they are uniquely positioned to deliver the complete solution in terms of product and tracking to help Upp achieve its goal. out of plans. Upp’s commitment to reducing disruption in infrastructure construction is supported by Emtelle’s One Dig strategy, which focuses on additional capacity from day one and reducing the need for new civilian projects.
Emtelle Sales Manager Craig Jones said: “It has been a pleasure working with the Upp team and we look forward to strengthening this relationship. As the need for ultra-fast connectivity continues to increase, so does the need for a reliable and scalable network infrastructure. Emtelle is proud to provide a full suite of products to support Upp’s deployment, helping to connect communities over the next few years.
Upp uses existing telephone poles to install where possible to reduce the amount of disruption to roads and paths. Upp is committed to bringing broadband to underserved towns and communities in the East of England. It aims to level the market towns and coastal areas of Norfolk and Lincolnshire to strengthen the UK’s competitive position in the European digital market, and has successfully connected its first customers in the towns of Stamford and Diss.
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Emtelle is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pre-assembled blown fiber cables and piped network solutions for 40 years. With manufacturing operations in the UK, Germany and Denmark, as well as international sales offices, Emtelle serves more than 100 countries around the world in multiple industries including telecommunications and electricity.
Find out more: www.emtelle.com.
Upp is a new UK-based Internet Service Provider (ISP) that is rolling out fiber optic network (FTTH) to 1 million premises by 2025 in the east of England, offering Next Level Broadband to consumers and local businesses. Founded by four UK entrepreneurs, Upp’s management team brings more than 160 years of industry expertise from BT, Orange, Ericsson, KCOM and Gigaclear.
Find out more: www.upp.com