Hyperoptic

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Hyperoptic Ltd.
ISP
Industry Internet & Communications
Founded 2011
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people
Boris Ivanovic & Dana Tobak [1]
Products Fibre-based Internet Services
Number of employees
500
Website www.hyperoptic.com

Hyperoptic is a full fibre Internet Service Provider (ISP), operating in the UK.

History[edit]

Founded in 2011 by Boris Ivanovic (Chairman) and Dana Tobak (CEO & Managing Director), Hyperoptic works with freeholders and developers. Hyperoptic received a £50 million investment in May 2013 from Quantum Strategic Partners Ltd, a private investment vehicle managed by Soros Fund Management.

In July 2012, Hyperoptic received recognition from the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA) and awarded winner of the category of Best New ISP. In October 2012, Hyperoptic was awarded Best Urban Network Enterprise at the 2012 NextGen Challenge Awards. In January 2013 Hyperoptic was named Most Innovative Provider 2013 by Broadband Genie.[2]

During 2013, Hyperoptic announced expansion plans to other[which?] UK cities; Reading, Cardiff and Bristol.[3][4] In July, Hyperoptic was named Best Superfast Broadband provider by the Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA).[5]

On May 28, 2014, it was confirmed that Hyperoptic's services would be extending to Leeds, Liverpool, and Manchester[6] and in October 2014, Hyperoptic announced it was to bring gigabit service to Glasgow, Newcastle, Sheffield, Birmingham and Nottingham.[7] The company said it was soon to reach 75,000 homes across the UK.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Meet The Fibre Broadband Team - Hyperoptic". hyperoptic.com.
  2. ^ "Home Broadband Survey 2013 analysis". broadbandgenie.co.uk.
  3. ^ "1Gb broadband comes to London as Hyperoptic launch - 20 Oct 11". Choose.
  4. ^ "What is Hyperoptic? Gigabit broadband for UK cities". Recombu.
  5. ^ https://hyperoptic.com/news/hyperoptic-scoops-best-superfast-broadband-accolade-at-2013-ispa-awards/
  6. ^ "Press Releases & News - Hyperoptic". hyperoptic.com.
  7. ^ https://hyperoptic.com/news/hyperoptic-adds-four-new-hyper-cities-and-doubles-footprint-in-six-months-2/
  8. ^ "Press Releases & News - Hyperoptic". hyperoptic.com.