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Zoe installing Ultrafast Full Fibre

Zoe Shepherd - In Plain Sight video star

23 Jun 2021
Zoe Shepherd talks about what it's like to be an Openreach engineer. In short her view is if you're a woman thinking of applying for a new career in engineering - go for it!
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Openreach success at the Best Companies to Work for Awards

26 May 2021
Openreach has placed 12th in the Best Companies to work for list. Find out what it's like to work for us and about our world class training.
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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.

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.