02 Jun 2020
During the early days of the lockdown there was concern from some as to why our engineers were still outside working, we needed to quickly and widely communicate how essential the work they are doing is.
28 May 2020
A lightning strike left a couple cut off on Coll, a remote Scottish Island. An engineer has been nicknamed Openreach’s Bear Grylls after camping out on a remote island to keep remote customers connected during lockdown.
18 May 2020
Highest-risk premises, like care homes and hospitals, are being kept connected by engineers who volunteer to attend these appointments.
11 May 2020
A Motherwell engineer is hanging up his helmet after nearly half a century. He tells us how much things have changed in that time.
05 May 2020
Trainee engineers see the world from new heights as one of our training centres celebrates its first birthday.
04 May 2020
Many of our people, such as Simoné, are classed as key workers by the Government. Simoné, who works as a night shift fibre engineer, shares what her working life is like since COVID-19.
30 Apr 2020
Andrew, an operations manager, talks about how conspiracy theories peddled on social media are adversely impacting his people.
29 Apr 2020
In our series looking at days in the lives of key workers - we spoke with Robert in Scotland, one of our engineers who responded to an arson attack in Glasgow.
22 Apr 2020
Many of our people are classed as #keyworkers by the Government. We have interviewed some of them to find out what their working life is like now. The first in this new blog series features Jamie, a Senior Engineering Area Manager.