Founded in 2006, wireless broadband firm Connexin has a ten-year contract with Hull City Council to supply Wi-Fi services in the city and has pledged to bring more than 40,000 Mbps of internet connectivity to the region.

The company last year secured a £10m investment to rapidly scale up and expand its ‘smart city infrastructure as a service’ model for municipalities.

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