Point Topic has compiled a report for INCA – the Independent Networks Cooperative Association – to provide an overview of the UK’s independent network operator sector as of end-2019 and early 2020 in terms of scale, coverage, ambitions and concerns.
As in the previous two years the report includes both fixed and fixed wireless network operators. This year, however, we have changed our approach and no longer include ‘addressable premises’ for fixed infrastructure, focusing instead just on ‘premises passed’. This has meant a revision of our previous years’ numbers and has resulted in what we believe is a more realistic view of the market.
Key findings include:
“The independent network operator sector has seen some fantastic growth from last year,” said Annelise Berendt, Principal Associate at Point Topic. “It is clear from the report that independent operators are playing a significant role in helping the UK government reach their full-fibre targets.”
The full report can be found on the INCA website.