Press Release

24 April 2017

High level appointment for national builder of gigabit cities

CityFibre, the UK’s largest alternative provider of wholesale fibre network infrastructure, has appointed Jatinder Sispal as Head of Carrier and National Providers.

Jatinder has more than 22 years’ experience in the technology and telecommunications sectors, including senior leadership roles with Telstra where he was responsible for building the wholesale division from start-up, and Colt, where Jatinder led the UK wholesale and Northern European indirect sales and marketing divisions.

He joins CityFibre from BT where he was Head of BT Local Business, responsible for the enterprise division serving c.700,000 customers a year and driving annual revenues of £400 million.

In his new role at CityFibre, Jatinder will be focused on selling CityFibre’s independent, full-fibre networks to the Carrier and National Provider sector, including content providers and data centre operators. He said: “CityFibre is driving forward the construction of full-fibre infrastructure across the UK and I’m thrilled to join such an agile and revolutionary organisation. Our focus is to enable our customers to innovate, knowing they have a true alternative infrastructure partner who’s committed to extending their reach and delivering service excellence.  

“Customer and commercial opportunities drive everything we do at CityFibre and that focus, combined with immensely talented people, creates a huge opportunity for the business to achieve its goals. It’s a great time to become part of the CityFibre team.”

Rob Hamlin, Commercial Director, CityFibre, said: “Jatinder brings decades of invaluable experience to his new role at CityFibre and is fully aligned with our vision to transform the UK’s digital infrastructure. The team is already benefitting from his insights and energy for the task at hand. With continued investment from full-fibre challengers like CityFibre, and the talented and experienced team we have in place, the UK has a bright digital future ahead.”

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Notes to Editors:

CityFibre is the national builder of Gigabit Cities, as the UK’s largest alternative provider of wholesale fibre network infrastructure. It has major metro duct and fibre footprints in 42 cities across the UK and a national long distance network that connects these cities to major data-centres across the UK and to key peering points in London.

The company has an extensive customer base spanning service integrators, enterprise and consumer service providers and mobile operators. Providing a portfolio of active and dark fibre services, CityFibre’s networks address 28,000 public sites, 7,800 mobile masts, 280,000 businesses and 4.0 million homes.

CityFibre is based in London, United Kingdom, and its shares trade on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: CITY). Further information on the company can be found at



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