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Student Broadband

The UK's largest student ISP
We give more students the best possible online experience.

Student Broadband

Next-Generation connected campus
Advanced building technology and responsible sustainability policies are not mutually exclusive.

Student Broadband

Glide Fibre City has arrived
Glide is the only student broadband provider with our own fibre network. Unlimited capacity and resilience for the best student experience.
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Pervasive Wi-Fi
Everything connected, anytime, everywhere, in every corner of the building.
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Dedicated fibre
Flexible connectivity, campus-wide and city-wide, to grow as your traffic grows.
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Fibre cities
Our resilient metropolitan fibre networks cover the student footprint.
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Award-winning best-in-class service
We remove the management burden from PBSA operators and HE providers.

The best online experience in student residences.

Glide Gigabit provides the fastest speeds possible to student devices, now and well into the future.

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Student Accommodation
Cultivating university careers through seamless Wi-Fi connections

Dependency on fast, reliable and pervasive Wi-Fi will only increase.

Glide Gigabit is future-proof against the rise of Ultra High Definition (UHD), empowering students to take advantage of the latest consumer technology and explore high bandwidth learning and research without limitations.

 
Key Facts
 
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#1
largest student ISP
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400,000
residents connected
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20
fibre cities deployed
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900
student & residential buildings connected
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24/7
student support
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR CONNECTED CAMPUS

Glide joins GRESB initiative.

Glide scored 86 out of 100 in 2021 and ranked 4th best out of all companies in Data Infrastructure.

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Glide were the first to install gigabit broadband and Wi-Fi 6 to student accommodation.

Since 2010 we have been building and investing in the Glide National Network as a key component of our customer-centric approach to raise standards and expectations for both students and operators of student accommodation.

The Glide Difference

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Leading provider of fibre & Wi-Fi 6

The best online experience in student residences.​

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20 UK metropolitan fibre networks by end 2022.​

Glide services and infrastructure where students need it most.

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Largest network of the specialist student-focused ISPs.​

Enabling a peerless managed service and reduced risk for clients.​

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Best-in-class Wi-Fi 6 & Wi-Fi 6E

The fastest symmetrical speeds possible to student devices.

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Leading provider of fibre & Wi-Fi 6

The best online experience in student residences.​

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20 UK metropolitan fibre networks by end 2022.​

Glide services and infrastructure where students need it most.

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Largest network of the specialist student-focused ISPs.​

Enabling a peerless managed service and reduced risk for clients.​

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Best-in-class Wi-Fi 6 & Wi-Fi 6E

The fastest symmetrical speeds possible to student devices.

From MSc. to ESG

We’re working alongside universities and student accommodation providers to optimise the student living experience with ultrafast, reliable student Wi-Fi.

But our offering goes further than the award-winning managed service you expect from Glide. We are at the forefront of enabling smart building infrastructure to help you deliver against ESG targets.

Innovations in student broadband

Bringing next generation connectivity to purpose-built student accommodation.

Glide Fibre

Your own dark fibre connectivity so you can reap the true benefits of limitless studentWi-Fi, faster downloads and much more.

Glide Gigabit

Glide Gigabit represents a new vision for student experiences beyond accommodation, to make online life and learning easier than ever.

Pervasive Wi-Fi 6

Experience the future of Wi-Fi now, enriching living spaces and removing barriers to learning.

Glide Fibre

Your own dark fibre connectivity so you can reap the true benefits of limitless studentWi-Fi, faster downloads and much more.

Glide Gigabit

Glide Gigabit represents a new vision for student experiences beyond accommodation, to make online life and learning easier than ever.

Pervasive Wi-Fi 6

Experience the future of Wi-Fi now, enriching living spaces and removing barriers to learning.

What does Glide Fibre City mean for me?

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01.Optimal network performance

02.Unlimited capacity

03.Network control

04.Resilience

05.Network flexibility

06.First class residential experience

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Optimal network performance

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Unlimited capacity

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Network control

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Resilience

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Network flexibility

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First class residential experience

With over 20 fibre cities already deployed, this is an exciting time for Glide customers.

As we upgrade more university cities to Glide Fibre, you benefit from the best possible student internet service, as we gain autonomy over the entire end-to-end network.

Why Glide?
  • Award-winning service
  • Flexible options and speeds to suit your needs
  • Nationwide coverage
  • Glide builds, owns and operates the infrastructure
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