TelecomPaper Breedband 2011 - CityFibre Gary Mesch


Published on

TelecomPaper Breedband 2011 - CityFibre Gary Mesch

Published in: Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

TelecomPaper Breedband 2011 - CityFibre Gary Mesch

  1. 1. CityFibre Holdings Challenging the Status Quo R. Gary Mesch Chairman 12 October, 2011 Den HaagStrictly Confidential 1
  2. 2. Key messagesThere’s a big need, and we’re positioned to take a leading role New, via buy‐out  of fibre assets Committed to  sparking UK  Fiber Customers  progress and  ‐ FTTH, Business,  building leading  and city gov’t NGA operator The well‐ Smart build  Team with  approach,  proven track  synergies,  record attractive ROI planned city High demand for  UK is  our fibre‐based  underserved,  solutions from  needs future  all sectors,  proof networks,  including the  huge  public sector opportunity 2 Strictly Confidential
  3. 3. Introducing CityFibre HoldingsA new force in UK fibre infrastructureWho we are: Founded as acquisition vehicle January 2011, transaction closed April 2011. Management, board and investors have extensive experience of building successful fibre based telecoms companies. Strong track record of attracting and deploying capital for large infrastructure projects.Why we’re unique: Holistic approach delivering a well-planned and highly-utilised citywide fibre infrastructure in second tier UK cities – addresses all key market stakeholders. Initial target of 1.0m homes and 50,000 business by end of 2015 High demand from our anchor tenant partners Building a new force from a strong existing asset base. 3 Strictly Confidential
  4. 4. Valuable physical assetsWhat we acquired gives us a head start The leading independent fibre The single largest FTTH deployment infrastructure provider in secondary in the UK to date UK citiesDark fibre provider: 100+ contracts; over £16m in contracted revenue 261km of duct and 29,000km of fibre in key secondary cities 354 buildings and data centres connected to the network York (pictured) alone has 95km of cable and 103 connected buildings Mission critical dark fibre services for local authority clients: health, education, police, local government etc.Fibre to the home: Bournemouth – UK’s largest FTTH project. 24,000 homes passed, 20,000 homes connected and ready for service. Trial customers live today, commercial launch in Q4 2011. PON architecture - symmetrical 100Mbps and 1Gbps services The UK’s fastest, all fibre broadband network MOUs in place with other UK cities representing over 1 million homesWholesale platform: Layer 2 – active layer for operating the FTTH network Interconnects in common format to all 3rd party service providers 4 Strictly Confidential
  5. 5. Strong connections to key local stakeholdersDrives consistent growth in the asset base Fibre projects completed over past 5 years Length of network (in km) over time 140 300 120 250 100 200 80 150 60 100 40 20 50 0 0 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010Huge footprint: 261 Km of duct 350+ connected buildings on-net 300 Km of cable 1,800+ chambers 29,000 km of installed fibreImportant customers: Bournemouth Borough Council   5 Strictly Confidential
  6. 6. Our major marketsA solid platform for expansion Dundee: 29km of cable, 29km of duct, 99 access points, 18 buildings on net Newcastle: 11km of cable, 10km of duct, 68 access points, 7 York: 95km of cable, buildings on net 91km of duct, 561 access points, >100 buildings on net Sheffield: 20km of cable, 15km of duct, Derby: 15km of cable, 112 access points, 23 11km of duct, 64 access buildings on net points, 10 buildings on net Weston Super Mare: 10km of cable, 10km of duct, 76 access points, 7 buildings on net Bath: 12km of cable, Bournemouth: FTTH 8km of duct, 58 access 24,000 homes passed points, 11 buildings on The largest FTTH net project in the UK! 6 Strictly confidential
  7. 7. Well planned networks serving a whole cityHow everyone can benefit from next generation fibre accessOne citywide fibre A well planned fibre network that blends metro network design with FTTPnetwork: to ensure an efficient and highly utilised network. Capable of passive (dark fibre) and active (assured Ethernet) services.Servicing many Local Government: 200 buildings; councils, NHS, education, police, etc.segments Enterprise: Data centres, financial services, etc(typical 2nd tier city): Carrier: 100+ 3G cell sites – growing with 4G and Wi-Fi SME: 5,000+ business Consumer: 100,000 homes via service provider partners 7 Strictly Confidential
  8. 8. The UK isn’t even on the FTTH radar screenHigh internet adoption, poor connectivity Source: FTTH Council Europe and IDATE Internet population penetration Connections >5Mbps Iceland Netherlands Norway Romania Sweden Belgium Netherlands Latvia Denmark Denmark UK Czech Republic Germany Portugal Belgium Switzerland Switzerland Norway Latvia Sweden Ireland IcelandCzech Republic Ireland Portugal Germany Romania UK 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Source: Source: Akamai Strictly Confidential
  9. 9. ConclusionKey factors for successStrong interest from Bournemouth project on track for full commercial launch.County councils: Strong pipeline of other towns and cities watching our progress. We have a significant head start for a newcomer.Effective planning and Well planned city approach – combining metro and FTTH with anchorstrong management: tenants to ensure high utilisation. Real metrics from 100+ build projects underpin realistic cost assumptions – we know what we’re talking about. Management with track record of building successful fibre based businesses.Supported by all levels Solid relationships with county councils with 100+ contractsof government: CEOs want a citywide fibre network to promote growth in their cities. They need the efficiencies and productivity that fibre can deliver. Compelling value proposition, strong ROI for all parties. Competition emerging between cities to become the next in line.Growing relationship They all want ‘real’ fibre broadband, so our discussions to date have beenwith service providers: very productive. Services are live in Bournemouth, service providers coming on-board. 9 Strictly Confidential
  10. 10. Thank youStrictly Confidential 10