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Over three million more rural homes and businesses to get Full Fibre broadband

29 Jul 2020
Over three million more rural homes and businesses to get ultra-reliable, gigabit-ready Full Fibre broadband by the mid-2020's.

Scotland should prioritise investment in the digital economy

04 Jun 2020
Does Scotland need to focus on the digital economy to stimulate recovery from Coronavirus? We’ve called on the Scottish Government to prioritise investment in the digital economy in our response to the Scottish Government’s Advisory Group on Economic Recovery.

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.

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 pupils wrap up broadband cabinet

14 Dec 2018
Openreach is playing a part in the community in Cumbria by showing local children what we do in the background to keep us all connected to superfast broadband.

Audit Scotland’s latest updates confirms success of the Digital Scotland rollout

20 Sep 2018
Audit Scotland’s latest report shows that the Openreach Digital Scotland rollout – building full fibre networks – is bringing faster broadband to remote areas.

Achnasheen

12 Sep 2018
Our Openreach engineers battled weather and wildlife to deliver ultrafast broadband to the remote Scottish Highlands. Watch our video to see how they did it.

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.

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.

Superfast fibre makes world of difference to Cumbrian alpaca farm

20 Jun 2017
The owners of a Cumbrian farm famous for its alpacas have seen "a world of difference” since getting superfast fibre broadband.