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What3words for a rural Openreach cabinet

Pinpointing damage with What3words

30 Jul 2021
Openreach is using What3words to make it easier for people to tell us exactly where they find damage to our network and for us to fix it.
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Pride Month 2021 - what pride means to us

01 Jul 2021
Our diversity and inclusion journey and what Pride means to Openreach.
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Zoe Shepherd - In Plain Sight video star

23 Jun 2021
Zoe Shepherd talks about what it's like to be an Openreach engineer. In short her view is if you're a woman thinking of applying for a new career in engineering - go for it!
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Five ways we're rising to the rural broadband challenge

27 May 2021
At Openreach we know the importance of rural connectivity and how vital it is to many communities and businesses. Find out about the five ways we're rising to the challenge of delivering Fibre broadband to rural areas of the UK.
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Openreach success at the Best Companies to Work for Awards

26 May 2021
Openreach has placed 12th in the Best Companies to work for list. Find out what it's like to work for us and about our world class training.
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Ultrafast full fibre is changing how we work and live

26 May 2021
The Centre for Economics and Business Research's new report for 2021, Ultrafast full fibre broadband: a platform for growth, confirms digital connectivity's crucial role in helping us through Coronavirus and in changing how we work and live for the better.

The impact of the last year on digital life in Scotland

18 Mar 2021
Our Scotland partnership director, Robert Thorburn, talks about the impact of the last year on life in Scotland, particularly in the Highlands and Islands, and what’s next for the digital network.
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From trainee engineer to the prestigious Chief Engineers Office, Kerry's story

17 Feb 2021
Where can a ‘feel the fear and do it anyway’ attitude take you in Openreach? Kerry tells her story about how attitude can take you places you never imagined.
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Bucking the trend with 5,000 new jobs

18 Dec 2020
Openreach has announced the creation of more than 5,000 new UK-based engineering jobs to be filled during 2021.

Openreach supports Service With Respect

06 Nov 2020
Openreach is backing the ICS's national Service With Respect campaign to ensure our engineers and other service workers get the respect they deserve.