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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.

Let’s hear it for the girls!

20 Feb 2020
Last year we celebrated International Women’s Day with a complete take-over on our website. We then celebrated International Women in Engineering Day by launching a new series of blogs interviewing inspirational Openreach women. The first featured was Kim Mears, our MD of Strategic Infrastructure Development. Kim has since gone on to be awarded an OBE for services to the UK Communications Industry.

Full Fibre broadband could help cut your carbon footprint – here's how

20 Jan 2020
Full Fibre - gigabit - broadband is not just faster, more reliable and future-proof, it can also help you be more energy efficient.

A romp back through our highlights of 2019

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.

The Enabler of Prosperity for Scotland

03 Dec 2019
Societies’ needs are changing dramatically and so too is the broadband infrastructure on which future generations will depend.

Some see barriers, others only see the goal

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.

Full Fibre Broadband is going to turbocharge the economy - here's how

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.

Full-Fibre for new housing in Pembrokeshire

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

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.

Our full fibre network is available to more than 1 million homes and businesses

07 Apr 2019
Kevin Murphy, MD Fibre and Network Delivery, talks about Openreach making full fibre available to over one million premises.