Building future-proof digital infrastructure for the UK

Cost effective, ultra-fast internet. Achieved with minimal disruption.

Introduction

2022 saw the completion of detailed plans for five networks in towns across the North West of England, including Blackburn, Burnley, Nelson, Accrington and Blackpool.

Forecasts for the remainder of 2022 included reaching an additional 250,000 premises, taking the total number of possible connections to over 500,000.

Further plans include several major network expansions into more northern towns and urban areas, reaching an additional 450,000 homes and business premises.

The target is to reach 950,000 premises by the end of 2023.

The longer-term goal is to reach more than 4 million properties by the end of 2025.

With its fibre ring technology, the IX Wireless Network is a fast and cost-effective way of deploying Full Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) broadband to at least 25% of the towns we operate in.

We expect about 20% of consumers and businesses within these towns to purchase FTTP broadband.

The network will also focus on industrial, commercial, and suburban areas that are traditionally hard to reach with a wireless connection due to environmental issues.

Ultra-Fast Fibre Roll-Out

IX Wireless gigabit network launched

The gigabit broadband network across the north west was officially launched in Blackburn.

Oliver Dowden CBE, spoke about the ‘game changing’ network being rolled out across the region in a virtual launch.

What is IX Wireless

We’re building the UK’s future digital infrastructure, replacing old-fashioned copper wire networks with optic cables and air fibre technology.

Our networks are strong, secure, and deliver data at superfast speeds for less cost than many other providers.

This is a 21st-century, game-changing network to power the UK’s digital revolution for generations to come.

The IX Wireless Full Fibre Roll Out

IX Wireless networks are live in towns and cities across the North West.

With more than 170,000 properties passed to receive fast and affordable broadband in the North West.

And we’re just getting started. We’re building new networks all the time, with a target to surpass 4 million properties passed by the end of 2025.

How Does IX Wireless Work?

We use a unique combination of fibre optic cables and wireless technology to guarantee reliable and faster internet.

Carrying fibre cables overhead and then wirelessly transmitting the signal directly to a transmitter fitted on the property.

Building the IX Wireless Network

We’re a fixed wireless network.

We don’t dig up or close roads during builds; minimising disruptions to the local community.

An IX Wireless build is one of the fastest and most cost-effective ways to bring high-speed internet to smaller towns and areas that were traditionally hard to reach.

IX Wireless cities

At IX Wireless our network is rapidly expanding into towns and cities across the North West.

“Fixed wireless internet is more environmentally friendly than digging up roads and causing major disruption to the community.”
“Providing the infrastructure for fixed wireless internet access has resulted in super-fast broadband for more people.”
“Digital Inclusion is an essential part of keeping the whole community online from the comfort of their own homes.”
IX Wireless bringing ultrafast broadband to Accrington
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IX Wireless bringing ultrafast broadband to Blackburn
Blackburn
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IX Wireless bringing ultrafast broadband to Blackpool
Blackpool
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IX Wireless bringing ultrafast broadband to Fleetwood
Fleetwood
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IX Wireless bringing ultrafast broadband to Manchester
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IX Wireless bringing ultrafast broadband to Thornton-Cleveleys
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