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We've placed 15th in The Sunday Times list of '25 best big companies to work for'

28 Feb 2020
Over the last few years we’ve put a lot of effort into improving our business. We’ve upped our investment in skills, training facilities and hiring, all to make sure that we can build the best possible network, with the highest quality service, to everyone across the UK.
Dan McFarland, Ulster Rugby Head Coach

Community, connections and Ulster Rugby

21 Feb 2020
Ulster Rugby Head Coach, Dan McFarland knows about building a community and shares his views ahead of Saturday's game.

Let’s hear it for the girls!

20 Feb 2020
Last year we celebrated International Women’s Day with a complete take-over on our website. We then celebrated International Women in Engineering Day by launching a new series of blogs interviewing inspirational Openreach women. The first featured was Kim Mears, our MD of Strategic Infrastructure Development. Kim has since gone on to be awarded an OBE for services to the UK Communications Industry.

Rural communities joining the race for better broadband

27 Jan 2020
A large proportion of our new Full Fibre network is already in rural areas and we want to go much further. We’re widening out our build programme to include 250,000 homes and businesses in more than 200 rural locations.

Stronger When We're Connected

21 Jan 2020
A view from Northern Ireland as a major connectivity milestone is passed in the province.

Full Fibre broadband could help cut your carbon footprint – here's how

20 Jan 2020
Full Fibre - gigabit - broadband is not just faster, more reliable and future-proof, it can also help you be more energy efficient.

A romp back through our highlights of 2019

12 Dec 2019
2019 has been a busy year in Openreach’s history – from accelerated Full Fibre build to recruitment drives. Read all the highlights here.

Looking forward to lighting up Salisbury for a much-loved Christmas event

09 Dec 2019
We’re working to make Salisbury the first city in the country with universal access to our future-proof, next generation Full Fibre broadband in what’s expected to be the fastest city-wide network build in the UK.

The Enabler of Prosperity for Scotland

03 Dec 2019
Societies’ needs are changing dramatically and so too is the broadband infrastructure on which future generations will depend.

Some see barriers, others only see the goal

25 Nov 2019
Ex-RAF high flyer, Cheryl Burgess, who now works on Full Fibre broadband delivery, shares her story and career advice as part of our blog series for #BalanceforBetter - the International Women’s Day campaign.