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2021
29
July
2021
| 11:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Seven major UK companies pledge to work together with Government to remove obstacles to the electrification of the UK’s transport systemWith supportive Government policy in place, the companies’ commitments include going electric and buying 70,000 Br...
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16
July
2021
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is starting work on a new ultrafast broadband network for Galashiels – giving residents and businesses access to some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK.The once-in-a-generation full fibre upgrade will enable thousan...
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16
July
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Successful test conducted at Openreach’s Adastral Park lab in Ipswich, UKOpenreach to launch field trial in December 2021Trials prove that current GPON and XGS-PON broadband technologies and future upgrades to 25G PON will work together seamlesslyOpe...
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14
July
2021
| 18:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Torbay MP Kevin Foster met engineers working in Paignton to learn about the new infrastructure being built by Openreach at a cost of £18m across Torbay to deliver ultrafast, Full Fibre broadband to thousands of homes and businesses as part of Openrea...
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13
July
2021
| 10:54 Europe/Amsterdam
A delegation of Denbigh dignitaries met up with Openreach engineers on Friday (09 July) to witness first-hand some of the innovative work that’s being carried out to upgrade the historic market town and wider community with the next generation of fib...
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07
July
2021
| 14:13 Europe/Amsterdam
A countywide broadband partnership, which has enabled nearly every household and business in Staffordshire to connect to superfast speeds (speeds of up to 80 Mb) is complete.The final village – Ellenhall near Stafford - was recently connected thanks ...
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07
July
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach engineers have joined forces for anti-poverty charity the Trussell Trust, which supports a network of food banks across the UK.During a day of action, volunteers from the digital network business collected more than 15,700 essential goods f...
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05
July
2021
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 950,600 households and businesses across Scotland were reached by the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband rollout, final data released today reveals.As the huge civil engineering programme was ‘piped out’ in Luss on the banks ...
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01
July
2021
| 08:08 Europe/Amsterdam
 Openreach has announced a special offer for its wholesale Communications Provider (CP) customers which gives them long-term price certainty on its FTTP (Fibre-to-the-Premises) technology. Openreach is seeking to drive widespread adoption of ultrafas...
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30
June
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
By December 2025, the current analogue phone network will reach the end of its lifeOpenreach is calling on UK businesses to start planning for life without the analogue phone network, by conducting an audit of their systems and devices.By December 20...
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24
June
2021
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Gigabit-capable broadband for Wrexham residents and businesses as Openreach's national upgrade plan continues (Gweler fersiwn Cymraeg isod / Welsh version below) ...
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24
June
2021
| 10:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 140,000 more homes and businesses in the North East are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £56m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in parts of Sunderland, Dunston...
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24
June
2021
| 10:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 465,000 more homes and businesses across Yorkshire and the Humber are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £186m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in parts of Nort...
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24
June
2021
| 10:34 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 900,000 more North West homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £360m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in parts of Greater Manchester, Chesh...
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24
June
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 335,000 more East Midlands homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £134m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in a number of towns and villages ...
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24
June
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 334,000 more West Midlands homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £134m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in a number of towns and villages ...
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24
June
2021
| 08:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 360,000 more East of England homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £144m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in a number of towns and village...
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24
June
2021
| 01:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 280,000 more South West homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £112m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider.People living and working in parts of Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, ...
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24
June
2021
| 01:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 840,000 more homes and businesses in London are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £336m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider.People living and working across the Greater London area are set ...
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24
June
2021
| 01:10 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 580,000 more South East homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £232m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider.People living and working in parts of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire...
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24
June
2021
| 01:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Around 400,000 more Scottish homes and businesses are set to benefit from a broadband boost in the region of £160m[1] thanks to Openreach – the UK’s largest broadband network provider. People living and working in another 48 urban areas – including D...
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24
June
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to 551 more towns and cities – covering some 5 million homes and businesses – as part of its £15 billion programme to reach 25 million premises all over the UK.The...
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23
June
2021
| 01:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Scotland’s iconic Forth Road Bridge is set for a new lease of life – carrying ultrafast internet traffic for the historic town which lies in its shadow.Openreach Scotland Board chair Katie Milligan says the “once in a generation engineering task” wil...
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11
June
2021
| 23:31 Europe/Amsterdam
We’re delighted that Clive Selley, CEO of Openreach, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s birthday honours list 2021, for services to telecommunications industry during Covid-19.Clive said: “I'm grateful and humbled to receive this award, and I see ...
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11
June
2021
| 10:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Gedling MP Tom Randall has visited Openreach engineers to witness first-hand the innovative engineering techniques used to deliver Ultrafast Full Fibre broadband across his Nottingham constituency.He was given a socially-distanced tour of the work, w...
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28
May
2021
| 01:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Upgrades for 3m more premises in the toughest third of the country[i] supporting UK Government target of making Gigabit capable broadband available to at least 85% of country by 2025Recruitment already under way to fill a further 1,000 new engineerin...
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28
May
2021
| 01:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to at least three million more homes and businesses – including more than 300,000 in Scotland – in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[i].  It means fewe...
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28
May
2021
| 01:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to at least three million more homes and businesses – including around 160,000 in the North East - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  It means f...
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28
May
2021
| 01:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to at least three million more homes and businesses – including around 230,000 in the North West - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  It means f...
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28
May
2021
| 01:15 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to build ultrafast, ultra-reliable Full Fibre broadband to at least three million more homes and businesses – including around 160,000 in Yorkshire and the Humber - in some of the UK’s hardest to serve communities[1].  ...
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