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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.

Northern Ireland to benefit from full fibre broadband

15 Aug 2019
Openreach have invested significantly to make full fibre broadband available to 325,000 premises across Northern Ireland by the summer of 2021.

36 new locations will benefit from our future-proof broadband over the next 12 months

31 Jul 2019
We’re building at a massive scale. Every 30 seconds we pass a home or business with our new future-proofed full fibre network.

Full-Fibre for new housing in Pembrokeshire

23 May 2019
Openreach engineers connecting full-fibre to new social housing in Pembrokeshire

Free Broadband For Millionth Home Connected To Full Fibre

09 Apr 2019
Free broadband for millionth home connected to full fibre

New Broadband for South Wales Cave Rescuers Could Save Lives

08 Apr 2019
Faster broadband for the South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team’s depot in Penwyllt could save lives.

Digital Network Paves the Way for ehealth Revolution

01 Apr 2019
Lothian MSP Miles Briggs joins Openreach engineers in Edinburgh to see how fibre broadband could revolutionise e-healthcare

Perthshire Politician Connects With High Speed Broadband

31 Mar 2019
John Swinney shadows Openreach engineers to see how high speed broadband is being rolled out locally in Scotland.

Digital Norm Comes to Dorset

25 Mar 2019
Digital Norm arrives in Dorset to promote Openreach’s extension of the fibre broadband network to over 3,800 premises across the county.

Putting Fibre at the Start of Your Build

25 Mar 2019
Brendan Dick, Chair of the Openreach board in Scotland, explains how property developers can play their part in bringing full fibre to the country, including hard-to-reach locations.

Full Fibre Consultation

21 Mar 2019
Openreach’s Chief Strategy Officer Richard Allwood talks about how we are consulting with phone and broadband providers on our plans for full fibre broadband.

Huge first for Salisbury

19 Mar 2019
We’re making Salisbury the first city in the country to gain complete access to our new Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) broadband technology.

Sir Vince Cable connects with our engineers in Twickenham

15 Feb 2019
Sir Vince Cable has been hitting the streets with our engineers to find out about how we’re bringing full-fibre broadband to homes and businesses in Twickenham.

Oliver Mundell MSP Connects With High Speed Fibre Broadband in Dumfriesshire

15 Jan 2019
Openreach engineers have been showing Oliver Mundell, a member of the Scottish Parliament, our progress with fibre broadband in Dumfries and Galloway.

Superfast fibre puts Classlochie Farm on the map

09 Jan 2019
The remote Classlochie Farm development is now an ultrafast hub thanks to a Fibre Community Partnership with Openreach. Read how they got fibre broadband.

Our engineers beef up broadband in London’s Smithfield Market

18 Dec 2018
Openreach has installed full fibre technology at Smithfield meat market in London. So these Grade II listed buildings now have ultrafast connectivity.

Scottish Islands ultrafast broadband

18 Dec 2018
Openreach is installing new full fibre networks in housing developments in the Scottish Isles, making them some of the best connected in the country.

Altnaharra

17 Dec 2018
Openreach is working with remote communities like the hamlet of Altnaharra to get them ultrafast broadband, as part of the Fibre Community Partnership scheme.

Cumbrian primary school now learning at light speed

14 Dec 2018
Pupils at Stoneraise primary in Cumbria have light speed fibre broadband thanks to a Fibre Community Partnership with Openreach. See how it's helped the school.

Secret bunker in Scotland goes full fibre

06 Dec 2018
Premises across Fife can now upgrade to fibre broadband. Openreach visited Scotland’s Secret Bunker to find out how this can help them attract more visitors.

Swansea Fibre First

05 Dec 2018
Swansea is the latest area of the UK to benefit from Openreach’s multimillion pound fibre investment and will be able to get ultrafast broadband speeds.

Gfast Ultrafast New Locations

26 Nov 2018
Openreach is extending the Gfast network to 81 locations in the UK. This will bring faster, more reliable broadband to around a million homes and businesses.

Dropping price of full fibre broadband to new homes

24 Oct 2018
Openreach is offering property developers a 75 per cent discount on FTTP technology. This could give tens of thousands new homes fast, reliable broadband.

Merseyside Business Expo Announces Openreach as Headline Sponsor

22 Aug 2018
Shout Network, organisers of the Merseyside Business Expo, have announced Openreach as headline sponsor at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre on 19th October 2018.

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.

Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review

22 Jul 2018
At Openreach, we’re heartened by the Government’s plan to encourage full fibre investment. See our response to the Future Telecoms Infrastructure Review.

Community scheme brings ultrafast broadband out to play for nursery school

23 Apr 2018
Residents and children in Over Peover, Knutsford benefit from faster broadband speeds thanks to a Fibre Community Partnership with Openreach. Read more.

Fibre to the premises (FTTP) for commercial sites

03 Apr 2018
From 1 April 2018 Openreach will deliver FTTP infrastructure to all purely commercial sites.

Businesses with ultrafast broadband wouldn't be without it

28 Mar 2018
Hundreds of businesses have already benefited from faster internet speeds by partnering with Openreach. Discover the benefits of upgrading to fibre broadband.