Network operator and UK ISP LightSpeed Broadband, which is busy rolling out a new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network across the East of England, has today announced the appointment of Brett Shepherd as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The operator currently aims to cover an initial 200,000 premises across the East of England region by the end of 2022, although they also hold a longer-term ambition to reach 1 million premises by the end of 2025. At the last update in March 2022 we were informed that they’d so far managed to cover 30,000 premises and were in the process of ramping-up (they only started their deployment in April 2021).

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