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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.

Full Fibre Broadband is going to turbocharge the economy - here's how

11 Nov 2019
Experts at the Centre for Economics and Business Research have studied the link between Full Fibre connectivity and the nation’s future prosperity.

What do you see when you picture an engineer?

05 Nov 2019
We’re pleased to support the This is Engineering campaign, led by the Royal Academy of Engineering, to encourage more young people from all backgrounds to consider engineering careers.

Laura Whelan the ex-grad who never thought she'd work here

29 Oct 2019
Laura talks about her journey from graduate to Regional Partnership Director in five years as part of our blog series for #BalanceforBetter, the International Women’s Day campaign.