Zzoomm was founded by Matthew Hare, Chief Executive, in December 2018, to bring full fibre to homes and businesses across the UK.
Matthew is a veteran of the UK fibre infrastructure industry. He founded rural full fibre operator Gigaclear plc in 2010. Matthew was Chief Executive until the takeover by Infracapital in 2018 when he stepped down.
During 2018, Matthew was recognised for his contribution to the development of full fibre networks with the award of European Fibre Executive of the Year, an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours and UK Internet Services Executive of the Year 2018.
- Winners of FTTH Council Europe Awards 2018
- Queen’s Birthday Honours for CEO of Rural FTTP ISP Gigaclear
- Winners of the ISPA’s 2018 UK ISP Internet Industry Awards Unveiled
In January 2019, Zzoomm applied to Ofcom for Code Powers. These are needed by telecommunications operators in order to build networks in the Public Highway. A public consultation on this application is underway.
Zzoomm plc (company number 11738914) is owned by Zzoomm Group Ltd (company number 11734368), and both companies are registered in England and Wales with Registered Offices at C/O Gordon Dadds Corporate Services Limited, Aldgate Tower, 2 Leman Street, London, United Kingdom E1 8QN.