25 April 2017
| Alan Burkitt-Gray
CityFibre, the UK’s alternative wholesale provider, is stepping up its efforts to win customers by appointing a head of relationships with the carrier community.
Former Colt and Telstra executive Jatinder Sispal will be
head of carrier and national providers at the company, which is
building carrier-neutral fibre networks in a number of UK
Rob Hamlin, commercial director at 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."
Sispal was head of BT Local Business immediately before the
joined CityFibre, responsible for the enterprise division
serving around 700,000 customers a year and driving annual
revenues of £400 million.
At Telstra he was responsible for building the wholesale
division from start-up, and at Colt he led the UK wholesale and
northern European indirect sales and marketing divisions.
CityFibre has metro duct and fibre
footprints in 42 cities across the UK and a national
long distance network that connects these cities to data
centres in the UK and to key peering points in London.