News and Opinion

8 results

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.

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.
Mairead Mayer and team celebrating sponsoring Ulster Rugby Club

Stronger When We're Connected

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

Five ways we're tackling the digital divide

07 Oct 2019
As the country’s leading digital infrastructure provider, we’re determined to help the Government deliver faster, more reliable broadband to as many rural communities as possible.

Proud to be a vital part of Scotland’s digital DNA

12 Sep 2019
I’m proud to say that we’ve been keeping Scotland connected for more than 100 years and we’re fully invested in its future. We don’t just build in cities. Openreach is the only organisation truly tackling the delivery of fibre network in urban and rural areas – with impressive results.

Fastershire Hereford

24 Jan 2019
At Openreach we’re working with our partner Fastershire to help more than 2,000 homes and businesses across Hereford access superfast broadband for the first time.

Wholesale discounts to help Britain upgrade its broadband

23 Jul 2018
At Openreach, we’ve introduced wholesale discounts to help more people in Britain get faster and more reliable broadband.