Exascale partner with ClearComm to deliver Dark Fibre Spine in Telford & Wrekin

Exascale, a national Internet Service provider serving homes and businesses with a growing Gigabit-capable dark fibre networks has today announced a long-term strategic partnership with ClearComm, a well-known telecommunications civil engineering company.

Both Exascale and ClearComm are embarking on a journey to construct a brand new diverse ducted dark fibre metro network in Telford & Wrekin, creating a high-capacity dark fibre spine throughout the county. Work will start in Trench Lock in October 2021, with the network progressing towards Leegomery, Apley, Shawbirch and Wellington in the coming months.

Thomas Bibb CEO of Exascale said “We understand building a highly successful, reliable and economically beneficial Gigabit capable full fibre network is crucial to not only residential customers that want a better streaming experience. It is critical that our local businesses can have access to the best infrastructure to enable them to compete on a national or even global scale.

That’s why we’re building a brand new metro spine network which will enable the delivery of large amounts of dark fibre capacity, along with an unrivalled portfolio of competitively priced services available to homes, businesses, data centres and mobile network operators. Our infrastructure will be fit for the needs of today and for many decades to come.

We’ve been working with ClearComm for some time, and I’m very impressed with their ethos and consultative approach.  I’m pleased to be embarking on this very exciting journey with ClearComm. Not only will this partnership create a Gigabit capable full fibre network, but our services will also revolutionise how people live and work in Telford & Wrekin. It will also mean we will be creating numerous jobs locally in-house and indirectly through our supply chain partners.”

Stuart Evans, Managing Director of ClearComm commented “Clearcomm Group are delighted to have been chosen to partner with Exascale. These are exciting times in our industry and we are very much looking forward to forging a long-term relationship delivering Exascale’s vision, fulfilling their teams ambition in Telford and the wider West Midlands”