News and Opinion
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.
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.
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.
23 May 2019
Openreach engineers connecting full-fibre to new social housing in Pembrokeshire
09 Apr 2019
Free broadband for millionth home connected to full fibre
08 Apr 2019
Faster broadband for the South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team’s depot in Penwyllt could save lives.
01 Apr 2019
Lothian MSP Miles Briggs joins Openreach engineers in Edinburgh to see how fibre broadband could revolutionise e-healthcare
31 Mar 2019
John Swinney shadows Openreach engineers to see how high speed broadband is being rolled out locally in Scotland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Jul 2018
At Openreach, we’ve introduced wholesale discounts to help more people in Britain get faster and more reliable broadband.
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.
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.
03 Apr 2018
From 1 April 2018 Openreach will deliver FTTP infrastructure to all purely commercial sites.