News and Opinion
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.
24 Jun 2020
Mairead Meyer, Diector of Openreach Northern Ireland, talks about Economist Richard Johnston's paper on the importance of Full Fibre to economic recovery and growth.
23 Jun 2020
Salisbury became the first fully fibred, ultrafast city for Openreach in record-breaking time – read how innovation made it possible.
12 Dec 2019
2019 has been a busy year in Openreach’s history – from accelerated Full Fibre build to recruitment drives. Read all the highlights here.
09 Dec 2019
We’re working to make Salisbury the first city in the country with universal access to our future-proof, next generation Full Fibre broadband in what’s expected to be the fastest city-wide network build in the UK.
25 Nov 2019
Ex-RAF high flyer, Cheryl Burgess, who now works on Full Fibre broadband delivery, shares her story and career advice as part of our blog series for #BalanceforBetter - the International Women’s Day campaign.
11 Nov 2019
Experts at the Centre for Economics and Business Research have studied the link between Full Fibre connectivity and the nation’s future prosperity.
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.
18 Jun 2019
We want to play the leading role in helping the Government to achieve its target of a fully fibred UK by 2033. And as the Chief Strategy Officer at Openreach, my mission, and that of my team, is to define the future direction of the business, and therefore help turn the Government target into reality.
09 May 2019
We now intend to reach an extra one million premises within our original timeframe, meaning four million homes and businesses will have access to a full fibre to the premises (FTTP) service over our network by the end of March 2021.
07 Apr 2019
Kevin Murphy, MD Fibre and Network Delivery, talks about Openreach making full fibre available to over one million premises.
28 Jan 2019
Openreach’s MD of corporate affairs talks about how we’re publishing our plans to make FTTP broadband available to three million homes and businesses by 2020.
28 Jan 2019
Openreach is expanding its fibre to the premises network to 11 new areas. This will get full fibre to three million homes and businesses by the end of 2020.
18 Jan 2019
Openreach is working with the Welsh Government to get more people and businesses access to fast fibre broadband across Wales, especially in rural areas.
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.
30 Oct 2018
Openreach is the headline sponsor of the 2018 ISPA conference. We’ll be talking to the internet service providers who attend about the Fibre First programme.
11 Oct 2018
Robert Thorburn, partnership director, talks about the COSLA Excellence Awards, and the positive impact Openreach is having on communities across Scotland.
02 Oct 2018
Openreach is giving tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Coventry access to fast, reliable broadband with fibre to the premises (FTTP) technology.
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.
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.