Recognising the UK's fibre pioneers

London Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel

15 June, 2023

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Recognising the UK's fibre roll out pioneers

Building on the success of the inaugural event in 2022, the UK Fibre Awards returns in 2023 with five new categories.

The very best in technology, projects, people, organisations, sustainability, culture and community initiatives will all be celebrated at the London Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel on 15 June, 2023.

Begin the entry process for a chance to be shortlisted alongside your industry peers, and win the recognition your teams deserve - enter now!

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Categories

The UK Fibre Awards uniquely recognise sector leaders in a range of technical, business and achievement categories.

Entry is limited to the number of categories where you feel your contribution to the UK's fibre industry is worthy recognition.

Entries are invited from the following organisations:

  • Altnets
  • Carriers
  • ISPs
  • Contractors
  • Advisors - M&A, legal, planning, regulatory
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Best Rural Fibre Provider

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For this industry award we are seeking entries for the best designed and built rural full fibre project. The winning entry will also have delivered stand-out digital transformation to one of the UK's hardest to reach rural areas.

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Best Urban Fibre Provider

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This award focuses on overcoming the challenges of designing and constructing full fibre networks in urban areas and recognises the most impactful roll out in terms of going above and beyond to deliver wide scale digital transformation.

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Best Wholesale Fibre Provider

Sponsored by

This award will be presented to the company that provides reseller partners with the best processes and support in the delivery of full fibre services.

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Best Fibre Marketing Campaign

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This marketing excellence award will be presented to the company that most effectively increased awareness of full fibre, and spearheaded business customer engagement, or, end user engagement that led to industry leading adoption results.

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Rollout Challenge Buster Award

Sponsored by

This award winner will demonstrate the greatest commitment to overcoming a full fibre roll out challenge, be it a regulatory, geographic/physical (or other) barrier.

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Best Fibre Innovation Award

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This award will be presented to the company that the judges consider to have displayed outstanding innovation in any aspect of full fibre deployment, transforming and accelerating roll outs, including new construction techniques and design elements.

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Best Fibre Rollout Supplier Award

Sponsored by

Aimed at constructors, engineering firms and specialist consultants, this award will be presented to the company the judges consider to have displayed outstanding support in helping a fibre provider client manage and implement a successful full fibre rollout in a UK urban or rural area.

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Best Fibre Investment Award

Sponsored by

This award recognises the achievement of altnets that have attracted significant funding. The award will be given to the business that demonstrates strategic prowess in securing the funding that will bring exceptional growth in market share.

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Best Fibre Leader Award

Sponsored by

This award recognises the outstanding achievements of the most influential and dynamic leader in the fibre altnet community who has made a remarkable and positive difference to their company and/or the wider alt net sector. The recipient may come from an ISP, carrier, Alt net, advisor or supplier organisation.

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Best Sustainability Programme

Sponsored by

This award recognises the fibre provider that combines best practices in infrastructure roll out with exceptional environmental commitments and measured sustainability achievements.

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Best OTT Service

Sponsored by

This award will be presented to a vendor whose product or service is deployed by carriers and network operators to build OTT services which have driven up ARPU beyond core connectivity such as UCaaS, VoIP, security, broadcast media, user experience management and content delivery.

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Best Community Support Project

Sponsored by

This award recognises the fibre provider that has made the most positive impact on a local community through supportive actions and initiatives other than delivering superfast connectivity.

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Best Company to Work for

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This award will be received by the sector organisation providing an industry leading environment for employees which may include employee retention, personal and professional development and inclusivity.

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Best Business Services to the Fibre Community

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This award will be presented to a professional or business services organisation supporting altnets and fibre providers. Judges will be looking to recognise organisations delivering demonstrable results in meeting client briefs and project support while delivering an outstanding customer experience. Entry is not limited to, but will likely include: M&A advisors, legal firms, planning consultants, recruiters, marketing & PR firms.

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Overall Fibre Provider of the Year

Sponsored by

This award recognises the broad achievements of a UK altnet, reflecting their success in driving full fibre, their agility and scalability, future growth potential and overall evolution of the business as an industry leading light.

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Congratulations to all of our 2023 finalists

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Tickets

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Table of 10

£2800.00 + VAT
  • Drinks Reception
  • Three course lunch
  • Half bottle of wine per person
  • Coffee and petit fours
  • Celebrity Awards Presentation
  • Table of 10 Places

Single Place(s)

£295.00 + VAT
  • Drinks Reception
  • Three course lunch
  • Half bottle of wine per person
  • Coffee and petit fours
  • Celebrity Awards Presentation

Venue

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Address

Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6JP
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What happens when?

Key event dates

8th August 2022 — Entries open

14th April, 2023 — Entries close

29th April 2023 — Shortlist announced - Book your event tickets and train!

15th June 2023 — Get your gladrags on!

Event timings

12.15 — Drinks reception

13.00 — Lunch

14.45 — Awards Ceremony

16.00 — Post-awards bar

Dress code

Suits and posh frocks