Author Archives: David Nye

Pitch Hill Network Takes Off

I was delighted to hear that the first connection on the Pitch Hill network, in Shere Road, went live on 29th March, with further premises in Peaslake Road coming online more recently, and work now nearing completion in Moon Hall … Continue reading

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Central Ewhurst and Holmbury Road

The new Box Broadband FTTP cabinet on Ockley Road also serves the northern parts of central Ewhurst. Connections in Holmbury Road and Downhurst Road, which had been delayed by Covid-19 and the change in build partner, have also been activated … Continue reading

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Ewhurst Fibre Network Improvements

It’s three years since the first FTTP connections revolutionised our lives here in eastern Ewhurst and Walliswood, and over the past year that fibre has been worked so much harder than anyone could have anticipated. I was unable to detect … Continue reading

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Major Outage on Tuesday

Box Broadband customers in Walliswood and Ewhurst were affected by the major outage in a Docklands data centre on Tuesday 18th August 2020. Our connection was down at start of day, and checking the router log showed that it went … Continue reading

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Network Build Progress

Pitch Hill residents received this update from Graham Sargood. “I am writing to advise that we are still busy with installs in the area and are working … so we can complete build work in the Cranleigh and surrounding areas. … Continue reading

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Pitch Hill build update

Box Broadband issued the following statement yesterday. We have now completed between 75%-80% of the build which includes all of the challenging build through woods (Boxcom teams were in the woods recently as some residents  saw) and across farms. These … Continue reading

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Central Ewhurst Expansion

I had been waiting for more information, but this seems a good opportunity to publish a little bit of good news. A new pure-fibre distribution cabinet has been installed at the EYSC and some adjacent customers in Broomers Lane are … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update

Most construction work on our pure-fibre network, including the Pitch Hill area, had already been much delayed by the high rainfall over the winter. Box Broadband have recently issued the following statement: In this time of uncertainty regarding COVID-19, at … Continue reading

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Coneyhurst Lane, Lyefield Lane, Cox Green and Cranleigh

Following a significant private investment deal, Box Broadband Ltd continue to expand our pure fibre (FTTP) network in all directions. To the north, Coneyhurst Lane, and Lyefield Lane to the east are expected to be online by the year end. … Continue reading

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Pitch Hill Endorses Box Broadband Solution

I am very excited to report that Pitch Hill area residents and businesses have responded overwhelmingly in favour of the pure fibre network proposal from Box Broadband Ltd. Jeannie Cameron and her helpers have worked incredibly hard to contact all … Continue reading

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Interview with Graham Sargood

The Challenger Magazine (June 2019 Cranleigh edition) has published an interview with Graham Sargood, Box Broadband Ltd CEO, answering questions such as: What services do Box Broadband offer? What is your background? How is the company financed? What are the plans … Continue reading

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FTTP Coverage Update

The following postcodes have been added since the last Box Broadband network coverage update. These are confirmed live with premises now connected to Gigabit broadband services. GU6 7RP The Green, Ewhurst GU6 7RR The Green, Ewhurst GU6 7RT The Green, … Continue reading

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Box Broadband Sales Office

Box Broadband have recently opened a Sales office in Cranleigh. Graham Sargood, the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) is based there while building the fibre link to Cranleigh. Box Broadband Limited The Old Bakery, Collins Court, 39 High Street Cranleigh GU6 … Continue reading

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Expansion into Cranleigh

Box Broadband have also confirmed that they are now expanding into Cranleigh. “We aim to have some parts live from June onwards. The post codes aren’t yet included in our checker on the website but we will add these later.”

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Fibre Network Coverage Update

Two more roads have now been added to our pure fibre network: Postcode Road GU6 7SG Plough Lane RH5 5RE Fern Lane Please help to grow our network by encouraging everyone with premises in these roads to call Box Broadband on … Continue reading

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Ellen’s Green – Gigabit Internet Now LIVE

Box Broadband Ltd has now activated their first connection in Furzen Lane, Ellen’s Green. This marks completion of the (Phase 1) Ewhurst, Ellen’s Green and Walliswood network first announced in March 2017. Happy new subscribers Katy & Steve Pocock write: … Continue reading

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Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme

Box Broadband Ltd are now installing gigabit (1000Mbps) connections funded by the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme, a government grant. Gigabit vouchers can be used by small businesses and the communities surrounding them towards the installation cost of a Box connection. Many … Continue reading

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BT Cabinet 20 Fault (Bulls Head FTTC)

A Sky FTTC (fibre to the cabinet) customer in Peaslake Road has reported an issue with the cabinet near the Bulls Head (BT Openreach PCP 20). His connection speed is usually around 10.5 Mbps but on 14th January it dropped to 4.7 Mbps and there … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday FTTP

Today is the first anniversary of my excellent Pure Fibre connection from Box Broadband becoming live. Naturally the connection quality remains first class, and the Box team have now proven their ability to maintain the network efficiently, repairing even the … Continue reading

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