Uxbridge and South Ruislip MP, Boris Johnson recently visited G. Network's new Engineering Yard and Fibre Academy in Cowley.
G. Network Cofounders David Sangster and Sasho Veselinski were on hand to welcome him, where he was then introduced to G.Networker’s from their Apprenticeship and Reskillship programmes. He heard about how the company are training the next generation of engineers, and how they in turn are bringing full fibre to communities across London.
During the visit, Boris also visited the Fibre Academy, where a class was in progress. Taking his hand to splicing fibre, ably instructed by a trained fibre engineer. From there he went over to the training street, where engineers learn to install fibre in real-life conditions.
Commenting after the visit, Boris said: “It was fantastic to have the opportunity to visit G.Network’s new Engineering Yard and Fibre Academy which is being used to train up the next generation of high skilled fibre engineers we need to help us to deliver on our commitment to build fast reliable broadband for everyone in the UK.”