Commsworld’s Fibre contract for Edinburgh hits the headlines

by Kallan Glynn

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Edinburgh Firm Ramps Up Capital’s School, Library and Council Web Speed – and gains the approval of the press

9 SEP Edinburgh Evening News PG6 CROP With BlurCommsworld, a telecommunications firm that has developed into an industry leader from its HQ in Edinburgh  has managed to secure a raft of business boosting coverage surrounding its brand new deal with the City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with CGI, a global IT consultant.

The ultimate goal is to provide Schools, Libraries and Council buildings to get the fastest connection possible to allow more creativity and crucially, increased productivity. The deal itself is worth £186 Million and will spread across 400 sites and grant up to 100 times faster speeds in the Wide Area Network (WAN). 8 SEP With Blur

Commsworld is Scotland’s largest independent telecommunications and digital services provider and will be working directly with CGI as its preferred network provider to deliver the superfast fibre project.

The development of the CityFibre Gigabit City network has made it possible for this type of work to happen, providing a direct alternative to BT Openreach.


Read The Original Holyrood PR Release Here


9 SEP Daily Telegraph PG3 CROP With BlurWith help from us here at Holyrood PR this story secured some really high impact coverage in respected national newspapers, such as The Daily Telegraph and the Herald and also in the Edinburgh Evening News, placing the story in front of a local audience.

Not only did the story manage to hit newsstands it also did particularly well online, with coverage featuring on trade and tech websites, including V3, ISP Review and ComputerWeekly.

The coverage didn’t just in there, a further focus on online business news outlets, such as Business Quartlerly ensured that a diverse yet large audience got the opportunity to learn of this ambitious Edinburgh firm’s important deal.


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