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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.
Kerry Smith

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.
Scott Room

It's Openreach, not BT Openreach

31 Jul 2020
For the last two years, we’ve removed thousands of BT logos from our vehicles, uniforms and buildings, and we’ve brought the new independent Openreach brand to life.
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Over three million more rural homes and businesses to get Full Fibre broadband

29 Jul 2020
Over three million more homes and businesses in the hardest to reach parts of the country to get ultra-reliable, gigabit-ready Full Fibre broadband by the mid-2020's.
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Pride 2020: An engineer's view

26 Jun 2020
Aidan, an Openreach trainee engineer, talks about why he thinks Pride is important.
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Coronavirus: Supporting economic recovery post COVID-19

24 Jun 2020
Mairead Meyer, Diector of Openreach Northern Ireland, talks about Economist Richard Johnston's paper on the importance of Full Fibre to economic recovery and growth.

Salisbury – the mother of invention

23 Jun 2020
Salisbury became the first fully fibred, ultrafast city for Openreach in record-breaking time – read how innovation made it possible.

Women in Engineering – a pioneer’s view

17 Jun 2020
Meet a true pioneer. Suzanne tells us what it was really like for women in engineering #backintheday to celebrate International Women in Engineering day 2020 #INWED20