Sohonet has signed a new contract with fibre network provider euNetworks.

The new “multi-year deal” will see euNetworks’ fibre infrastructure extended to connect 50 of Sohonet’s client sites in the Soho and Chiswick Park area of London.

EuNetworks is also delivering a core infrastructure ring for Sohonet, connecting all of its main points of presence in London, which it said would provide Sohonet with “further scalability and operating efficiencies”.

Sohonet chief operating officer Damien Carroll (pictured) said: “For our customers, the primary function of technology is to enable the creative process.

“The growing popularity of tapeless production and global collaboration is leading to increasing demands on bandwidth, data security and expertise in workflows and techniques for the media industry. At Sohonet we focus on the technical skill and industry understanding to support this. It’s also vital that our underlying infrastructure provider has both the scale and flexibility to change as we do.

“EuNetworks offers us these elements along with a technical team that understand what we are delivering to our clients as we expand the network. Their short delivery lead times are critical to our support of media companies today.”

EuNetworks chief marketing officer Kevin Dean added: “We are delighted to be working closely with Sohonet, rolling out this important fibre infrastructure through London.

“We understand the ever-growing demands on their network as bandwidth demand continues to rise with their client’s consumption, and look forward to a long relationship with further network development.”