Virgin Media – Local Full Fibre Network

OCU were Virgin Media‘s Local Full Fibre Network (LFFN) contractor, responsible for the build throughout the Greater Manchester area.

Scope of Works

Our scope of works includes all activities covered under LFFN installation, including for the Construction, Installation, Maintenance or Repair across Residential Installation Services, Business Installation Services and Civils Works.

The work scope included;

  • Trackwork, chambers, cabinets, works to existing ducts, additional network construction work, trial pits and trenches, coring holes and lateral connection from existing ductwork.
  • Additional network construction
  • Installation of cable ducts
  • Construct new cabinets with separate ducted connections to existing chambers
  • Additional lateral connections
  • Swept Tees
  • Termination Boxes
  • Additional network construction
  • Lowering existing ductwork.
  • Miscellaneous excavation and back fill works
  • General excavation
  • Reinstatement works
  • Kerbs, channels, and edgings inclusive of all associated earthworks
  • Trackwork alterations and repair
  • Chambers and Cabinets
  • Network Install or Maintenance Derived Civils Construction Works
  • Copper cabling
  • Co-Axial/Data Cabling
  • Fibre Cabling and testing

For Virgin Media we have a strong management and delivery team in place who are experienced in working across all facets of fibre installation works including:

  • Receipt of new work packs, analysing the proposed designs, walking the areas off and signing them off and agreeing final designs
  • Liaising with Highway Authorities and arranging for permits and notices to be in place in line with agreed schedules. Undertaking advance notice of works with Customers by letter drops 2/3 weeks prior to starting
  • Building networks with our trained and competent Civils, Aerial, Poling and PIA crews
  • Testing and calibration of built networks by our Calibration Teams to ensure a clear and clean network
  • Testing, Splicing, and connecting at cabinets with our dedicated Fibre and splicing teams using OTDR and ILM technology