The Gig SocietySparking Britain’s ProgressEmpowering the Gig Society	                 Better living	                 throu...
CityFibre        A new force in UK fibre infrastructure         Who we are:     Founded as an acquisition vehicle January ...
The	  world’s	                                                Virtual	  machines	  companies	  each	                      ...
“UK to have the best superfastbroadband network in Europeby 2015”??             “Why	  would	  anyone	  possibly	  ever	  ...
A race to InfinityOr is FTTC tomorrow’s bottleneck?“You	  say	  you	  want	  a	  revolu:on,	  well…”	  	  •  Incremental	 ...
Ubiquitous fibre is the universal enabler                         lksdjflsdkjfldkjf                                       ...
Our vision of the well-connected communityFilling the infrastructure void in second-tier citiesOne citywide fibre        A...
Delivering better ROI The key to open up the capital markets               Well           Planned     Efficient	  Build	    ...
City of York CouncilFibre networks deliver significant benefits to UK local authoritiesThe City of York Council commission...
Bournemouth Borough CouncilThe UK’s largest FTTH deployment            Bournemouth            Borough CouncilCFH is extend...
The next step in our planMaking the aspiration a realityCityFibre has appointed Macquarie Capital as lead advisor for our ...
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What is the cost of getting it wrong?A tale of two cities         Source:	  UTOPIA	  2003	  white	  paper	                ...
“A healthy economyneeds more fibre in itsdiet”Thank you                          14
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Mark Collins of City Fibre Holdings speaking at INCA Seminar 'Models for Next Generation Broadband, 24 November 2011

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Mark Collins - City Fibre Holdings

  1. 1. The Gig SocietySparking Britain’s ProgressEmpowering the Gig Society   Better living   through symmetry Mark Collins Chief Commercial Officer 24 November, 2011 1
  2. 2. CityFibre A new force in UK fibre infrastructure Who we are: Founded as an acquisition vehicle January 2011 We are not a start-up: •  £70m of prior investment in fibre assets: •  Supplementary 260 km of duct, 29,000 km of fibre – 100+ contracts Planning Extensive experience of building fibre based telecoms companies Guidance Strong track record of attracting and deploying significant capital Why we’re Holistic approach delivering a well-planned and highly-utilised unique: citywide fibre infrastructure in second tier UK cities Target of 1.0m homes and 50,000 business by end of 2015 Bournemouth Borough Council " NHS Pathways CMS Change Notice: Pathways 6.4 Content in DOS 20 June 2009 20/07/2011& David Coates 2PLANNING ENFORCEMENT Background Mobile 07710 754338 POLICY & PROCEDURES E-mail: david@dmcg.org.uk As you may be aware the clinical content of NHS Pathways is upgraded periodically - typically twice per year as spring and autumn releases. The forthcoming release of
  3. 3. The  world’s   Virtual  machines  companies  each   A world of data Where will it end? (We think it won’t) processed  about   generated  an   one  quarter  of   average  of  63   this  informa:on   terabytes  of   informa:on  in   2008   A World of Data Cisco  forecasts  a   iPad  alone  now   fourfold  increase   accounts  for   in  web  traffic  by   nearly  2%  of   2015,  to  80   web  browsing   exabytes  per   3 traffic   month  
  4. 4. “UK to have the best superfastbroadband network in Europeby 2015”?? “Why  would  anyone  possibly  ever  need  a  symmetrical  Gigabit  connec:on?”   4
  5. 5. A race to InfinityOr is FTTC tomorrow’s bottleneck?“You  say  you  want  a  revolu:on,  well…”    •  Incremental  approach  •  Swea:ng  legacy  assets  vs.  future-­‐proofing  •  Deeply  asymmetrical  •  A  barrier  to  future  economic  growth     5Source: FTTH Council Europe and IDATE
  6. 6. Ubiquitous fibre is the universal enabler lksdjflsdkjfldkjf Public  WiFi   Sensor  networks   Business  incubators   Smart  work  centres   Traffic  management   Telemedicine   E-­‐learning  R&D  parks   Grid  compu:ng   Smart  venues   Remote  work  &  telepresence   6
  7. 7. Our vision of the well-connected communityFilling the infrastructure void in second-tier citiesOne citywide fibre A well planned fibre network that blends metro network withnetwork: FTTP to ensure an efficient and highly utilised network.To ‘Transform’ and Gigabit speeds from day 1‘Empower’ Available to all the community: Public services, businesses, residents and devices. An open network – fostering collaboration and innovation 7
  8. 8. Delivering better ROI The key to open up the capital markets Well Planned Efficient  Build   Medium ROI Strongest ROI Cost effective but not used High  Fibrecount   marketing problems Sub 10 year payback Towers     Data  Centres   Business  Parks   Weakest ROI Medium ROI 15+ year payback Expensive infrastructure costs MDUs   always patching and repairing Homes           Highly FTTH                      SME              Metro        Towers            CCTV        Security           UtilisedSecured with anchor A commitment (in the form of contract for use) representingtenants: circa 20% of the passive build cost. From local authorities, enterprise and/or service providers.
  9. 9. City of York CouncilFibre networks deliver significant benefits to UK local authoritiesThe City of York Council commissioned CityFibreHoldings to build a high-capacity fibre network toconnect over 100 council buildings andfacilities such as schools, libraries andsporting facilities across the city.CFH constructed a passive fibre network ofover 100km for the City of York. It was laid in 12months and with minimal disruption, enabling thecity to benefit from super-fast connectivity atspeeds of up to 10Gbps.Despite only 4 fibres being required to deliver The network gives us the control we need and makesthe council’s services, CFH built in significantadditional capacity. The new 288 fibre us more likely to attract new business and commerce intometropolitan ring enables York to benefit from the area that can benefit from cost-effective, commercialnext generation access and super-fast speeds, rates... It gives us unprecedented future proof investmentattracting commerce into the area. and is an excellent platform to build upon” Roy Grant (Head of ICT at CYC) 9
  10. 10. Bournemouth Borough CouncilThe UK’s largest FTTH deployment Bournemouth Borough CouncilCFH is extending the metro to full FTTH and FTTP to all businessesand residents:•  Controlled deployment in Areas and Tiles enables targeted marketing and demand aggregation.•  24,000 homes ready for service, 8,000 homes connected – The largest FTTH deployment in the UK•  1 Gbps and 100 Mbps symmetrical services – provided to 3rd party service providers.•  Very successful trials – Fibreband (our first ISP partner) leads the global speedtest.net challenge.•  Full commercial launch in January 2012 – other service providers coming on board. 10
  11. 11. The next step in our planMaking the aspiration a realityCityFibre has appointed Macquarie Capital as lead advisor for our £500minvestment plan. 10 to 15 towns and Our target market is 60 UK small cities: towns and cities with population sizes between 100,000 and 400,000 residents. 20% of the UK economy. Cities who lack competitive infrastructure. £35m to £50m We are engaging with local private sector authorities and potential investment per city anchor tenants now. Rollout will commence Q2 2012. 11
  12. 12. E:(%M3$V.0<"(2#"+. 12
  13. 13. What is the cost of getting it wrong?A tale of two cities Source:  UTOPIA  2003  white  paper   13
  14. 14. “A healthy economyneeds more fibre in itsdiet”Thank you 14

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