WightFibre

WightFibre are an Isle of Wight-based broadband provider, based in Cowes.

Originally known as Wightcable, the company has had a considerable injection of money over the recent years.

Isle of Wight council launch their Regeneration Strategy

regeneration workshop sheet

The vision for regeneration on the Isle of Wight was refreshing and stimulating to hear – look out for our Podcasts.

Thursday, 19th July, 2018 6:42pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Gigabit Island: Find out if your area is going to be the lucky first

Steve Cooper, Simon Poole, David Winfield, John Irvine and Richard Reis in the Gigabit Island Project Offices at WightFibre in Cowes.

The first area on the Island to be upgraded to the new full-fibre broadband has been announced as well as the first new WightFibre area as part of the multi-million pound Gigabit Island project.

Friday, 23rd March, 2018 11:47am

By Dale Howarth

WightFibre Star Wars charity event raises over £4,500 for UKSA

star wars donations to uksa

The money goes to UKSA to fund their ‘Test the Water’ programme offering Year Six Island children a chance to spend half a day at UKSA taking part in a sailing or watersports session.

Thursday, 8th February, 2018 10:03am

By Dale Howarth

Over £4,500 raised for UKSA at WightFibre Charity Star Wars Premiere

star wars premiere

The charity premiere event raised 50% more than the first event that took place in 2015, bringing on over £4,500 for Isle of Wight charity, UKSA.

Friday, 15th December, 2017 5:35pm

By Dale Howarth

Click4Internet sells wireless network to WightFibre

John Irvine Lisa Hollyhead and Frazer Munro

We'd been hearing mutterings for a week or so of a deal between Isle of Wight Wireless provider Click4Internet and Wightfibre. OnTheWight now had the details ...

Thursday, 3rd September, 2015 3:00pm

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

‘Criminal activity’ against Click4Internet claimed

Police lights

Click4Internet has just claimed they have been subject to 'criminal activity' following a prolonged service outage. WightFibre claimed similar yesterday.

Friday, 6th March, 2015 2:11pm

By Simon Perry with 11 readers' comments

WightFibre and Breezie can help older people get connected to the Internet

Older person using a tablet

Tablet-based service, Breezie, makes going online far easier for older people who are less familiar with the Internet.

Wednesday, 1st October, 2014 9:04am

By Feature Writer

JR Zone can now boast fastest public WiFi on the Isle of Wight

WightFibre on a tablet :

One of the first beneficiaries of WightFibre's new faster broadband speed will be the Island’s fastest public hotspot at JR Zone.

Tuesday, 30th September, 2014 11:47am

By Feature Writer

WightFibre to smash through BT’s broadband speeds says CEO

Wightfibre broadband speed dials:

The volume of Internet traffic enjoyed by WightFibre customers at peak times has grown over 200% since the company re-launched as WightFibre in July 2012. They're about to receive even faster speeds with the latest upgrade.

Tuesday, 23rd September, 2014 10:03am

By Feature Writer

WightFibre triples their broadband speeds with free customer upgrade

Fibre optical leads by Barta IV

WightFibre has also doubled its cross-Solent network capacity and they say their top broadband speed is now 50% faster than BT.

Wednesday, 2nd April, 2014 12:42pm

By Sally Perry

Letter: Why isn’t BT’s promised ‘Superfast’ broadband being delivered?

Children looking into trench :

Thomas believes the council should be looking to protect local employers as well as core services, saying local ISPs may suffer because of their decision to give BT £3.65m in the rural broadproject rollout project.

Thursday, 23rd January, 2014 12:39pm

By Thomas Cowley with 46 readers' comments

BT agree to conditions on Rural Broadband project

Broadband symbol:

Council confirm that BT agreed to all the conditions insisted upon by the Cabinet for the Rural Broadband project.

Thursday, 28th November, 2013 5:35pm

By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments