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Matthew Hare awarded OBE for services to broadband provision

Matthew Hare is now Matthew Hare OBE and joins a growing group of other recipients of the Order of the British Empire who have been involved in the roll-out of full fibre (FTTP) services in the UK.

The full list of Birthday Honours 2018 is on the Cabinet Office site. The three main levels to the Order of the British Empire that most people recognise are Commander (CBE), Officer (OBE) and Member (MBE), there are two more senior levels Knight Grand Cross or Dame Grand Cross (GBE) and Knight Commander or Dame Commander (KBE) with recipients then able to use Sir or Dame.

Other well known full fibre people to have previously received Honours are:

  • Dana Tobak CBE (Hyperoptic) in the New Years list at the end of 2017
  • Christine Conder OBE (B4RN) in 2015
  • Barry Forde MBE (B4RN) in 2015

The full citation for the boss of Gigaclear is 'For services to Broadband Provision in the UK'.

Comments

No change of someone taking back ex Talktalk Ceo Dido Harding’s peerage is there ? Thanks to her I have to answer the
phone to some eastern dxxk head trying to scam me . Thanks Harding just stay out of the telco business ....Oh no latest news she is now an advisor in the health service !

  • Marlon88
  • 4 months ago

No chance of someone taking back ex Talktalk Ceo Dido Harding’s peerage is there ? Thanks to her I have to answer the
phone to some eastern dxxk head trying to scam me . Thanks Harding just stay out of the telco business ....Oh no latest news she is now an advisor in the health service !

  • Marlon88
  • 4 months ago

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