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12 cities to get superfast gigabit broadband via Vodafone by 2021

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - November 09, 2017 3343

Company signs a £5m deal with CityFibre to lay out fibre optic networks connecting 1m homes as it aims at 5G services

Vodafone has struck a £500m deal to bring next-generation gigabit speed broadband to a dozen UK cities, enabling consumers to download 4k quality movies in minutes rather than hours and hospitals to send CT Scan images in seconds.

Vodafone has struck a deal with CityFibre, the publicly-listed company, to build fibre optic lines to 1m homes by 2021 with an option to extend to 5 million homes by 2025, covering 20% of the UK broadband market.