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We’ve reached 100,000 homes and businesses with our Community Fibre Partnership programme

08 Jul 2019
The total number of homes and businesses who have chosen to upgrade their broadband under our co-funding scheme has reached 100,000.

Rural South Wales community pulls together for ultrafast broadband

25 Mar 2019
Every property in the rural village of Llancarfan will have ultrafast broadband thanks to a Community Fibre Partnership with Openreach.

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.

Superfast fibre puts Classlochie Farm on the map

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

Government grants prove just the business to bring fibre to 'forgotten parish' of Hannington

02 Jan 2019
Government grants prove just the business to bring fibre to 'forgotten parish' of Hannington

Altnaharra

17 Dec 2018
Openreach is working with remote communities like the hamlet of Altnaharra to get them ultrafast broadband, as part of the Community Fibre Partnerships 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 Community Fibre Partnership with Openreach. See how it's helped the school.

Faster Broadband Underpins UK Business Improvement Districts

28 Sep 2018
Openreach Community Fibre Partnerships have helped businesses in Cardiff and Sutton Coldfield. Read about our work with UK Business Improvement Districts.

Remote Highland communities set to rocket to ultrafast broadband speeds

22 Aug 2018
Remote Highland communities scattered across 26 miles of rugged terrain set to get UK’s fastest more reliable broadband – thanks to partnership with Openreach.

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.

We are very proud of what we've delivered in Wales

19 Jul 2018
Thanks to Openreach engineers, 733,000 premises across Wales have fast fibre broadband. And we’re working hard to connect even more people in the country.

Communities and Openreach celebrate a full fibre future

26 Jun 2018
Communities from across the UK met in London to celebrate bringing fibre broadband to areas with poor connections thanks to Openreach Community Fibre Partnerships.

Cardiff's Victorian arcades get superfast boost

14 Jun 2018
Cardiff’s Victorian arcades in the city's popular Castle Quarter get a superfast broadband boost thanks to a Community Fibre Partnership with Openreach.

Community scheme will bring fastest broadband speeds to historic Somerset village

04 Jun 2018
The historic Somerset village of Lydford-on-Fosse will see some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK thanks to a partnership with residents and Openreach.

Community scheme brings high-speed broadband to community in Moston

24 May 2018
A partnership between local residents and Openreach will make high-speed fibre broadband available to around 148 homes in Moston, Greater Manchester.

Walkers in Snowdonia set to benefit as fibre broadband takes ultrafast step forward

22 May 2018
An Openreach Community Fibre Partnership brings a boost to Nant Gwynant in north Wales, which can now access some of the fastest broadband speeds in Europe.

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 Community Fibre Partnership with Openreach. Read more.

TV weatherman forecasts a high-speed broadband future for schools, homes and businesses

28 Mar 2018
Faster broadband reaches the village of Orsett, Essex thanks to a Community Fibre Partnership with Openreach. Read how schools, homes and businesses have benefited.

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.

£30,000 for communities with a charity for fibre broadband

19 Mar 2018
BT has a long history of supporting charities, whether that’s through fundraising or sharing their skills, technology and expertise.

Fibre fund boosts fast broadband roll-out to Staffordshire rural communities

13 Mar 2018
People living and working in two Staffordshire communities are looking forward to getting some of the fastest broadband speeds in the country, thanks to an innovative scheme to ensure the county’s smallest communities don’t miss out on the latest technology.

Northern Ireland’s first Community Fibre Partnership set to turn broadband not spot into hot spot

12 Mar 2018
Northern Ireland’s first Community Fibre Partnership set to turn broadband not spot into hot spot

50th community benefits from superfast broadband grant

07 Feb 2018
Residents living in Knowle West, Bristol will be the 50th community to benefit from high speed internet after they set up a Community Fibre Partnership with Openreach.

Ditcham digs for ultrafast

30 Jan 2018
The Hampshire rural hamlet of Ditcham upgraded to ultrafast speeds with the help of Openreach's Community Fibre Partnership programme, BT's grant scheme and self-dig.

Partnership to bring ultrafast broadband to homes and businesses in Cuckfield, West Sussex

12 Jan 2018
Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships scheme to deliver the latest Fibre-to-the-Premise (FTTP) technology in Cuckfield.

Openreach community fibre programme brings £340m worth of benefits

08 Jan 2018
A new report says Openreach’s Community Fibre Partnerships (CFP) programme will lead to substantial business, social and economic benefits.

Warwickshire Firms Benefit From National Scheme to Get Ultrafast

20 Dec 2017
Warwickshire firms are benefitting from a new multi-million pound national scheme giving them access to Ultrafast broadband.

New superfast connection gives Eshott residents the best of both worlds

24 Nov 2017
New superfast connection gives Eshott residents the best of both worlds

Superfast fibre coming to Scottish city school and rural communities

01 Jul 2017
Superfast fibre coming to Scottish city school and rural communities

Everyone’s a winner as fast and reliable broadband improves work-life balance

20 Apr 2017
"Radical, completely radical. That’s the effect superfast broadband has had on our family. Now, all of us can do what we want when we want – simultaneously.” Said Claire Aindow, from Belmont in Lancashire

SME Blog

Matt Lloyd, Openreach’s Senior Business Development Manager, talks about ultrafast for business