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4 new vehicles have joined the WightFibre fleet as the company sees strong demand for its services and continues to reinvest in improving service levels for customers and care for the Island’s environment.

These latest additions to the fleet come from Premier Ford and reflect WightFibre’s commitment to work with Island based companies – ensuring that business stays local to support the Island’s economy and deliver a high standard of service to WightFibre’s customers across the Island.

The new vehicles also increase the size and flexibility of the WightFibre fleet, as the company expands its team of service and installation engineers to meet the continuing demand for the Island’s fastest broadband and leading Telecoms services from both homes and businesses. Something also reflected in the company investing in the 3 new apprentices now joining the WightFibre Team.

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John Irvine, CEO of WightFibre comments:

“This is part of a fleet renewal programme that reflects our commitment to provide the highest level of service to our customers and support for our engineering teams, through a modern, low emissions fleet that is best suited to our work across the Island and further enhances our important work to protect the Islands environment”.

The vehicles are the new Ford Transit with fuel-efficient, low emission advanced TDCi engines. Dramatically reducing emissions within the fleet whilst also providing more flexible load carrying and additions to technology and safety.

David Rye, Managing Director of Premier Ford adds:

“As the Island’s Ford Commercial Specialist, Premier Ford is the local dealership where businesses can see the latest range of Ford commercial vehicles. We were able to help WightFibre expand their fleet by understanding their business needs and we’ll be there again with our first class customer service for any routine or unscheduled servicing. It is a pleasure to provide these vehicles to a large Island company and to see them on the road in their new liveries.”

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These new vehicles help to reduce operating costs and add even more flexibility to the current WightFibre fleet. Enabling engineers to be even more efficient in supporting customer installations or in response to service and support calls across the companies Island wide fibre-optic and wireless network.

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