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2020
19
May
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Glasgow engineer Scott McPartlin has been nicknamed Openreach’s Bear Grylls after CAMPING on the island of Coll to keep remote customers connected during lockdown. The Openreach engineer headed over to the Inner Hebridean island after a lightning ...
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15
May
2020
| 16:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has welcomed support for its key workers from the Scottish Government after Nicola Sturgeon highlighted the contribution of engineers during the Coronavirus pandemic. During today’s COVID-19 briefing, the First Minister thanked telecom w...
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13
May
2020
| 17:42 Europe/Amsterdam
The world has gone digital. Whether it’s our TV, radio, photos or music; our texts, mobile phones and video chats. They’re all digital. And now, the landline is going digital too. The UK’s traditional telephone network has been serving us well ...
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11
May
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A Motherwell engineer is hanging up his helmet after a telecoms career spanning nearly half a century – leaving his son and daughter to continue the family tradition. John Maxwell [64], from Nertherton in Motherwell, has retired from Openreach aft...
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06
May
2020
| 19:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s leading digital network business, has appointed Andrew Barron as a non-executive member of its Board, effective from 1st June 2020. Andrew is currently Deputy Chair of Tele2, the Swedish telecoms operator, and has had a long ca...
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05
May
2020
| 15:28 Europe/Amsterdam
An increase in abuse directed at Openreach engineers, largely due to a mistaken belief they’re working on 5G, is hampering essential work to keep the North connected. Openreach is the UK’s largest phone and broadband network – used by customers of...
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05
May
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
An increase in abuse directed at Openreach engineers, largely due to a mistaken belief they’re working on 5G, is hampering essential work to keep the Midlands connected. Openreach is the UK’s largest phone and broadband network – used by customers...
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04
May
2020
| 12:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach’s training school in Peterborough is celebrating a successful first year, which has seen 2,500 engineers through the doors, and around 10,000 days of learning delivered. The centre, on Saville Road in Westwood, is one of 12 key training ...
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24
April
2020
| 15:49 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the North East were packed with shoppers and workers going about their daily business. Life was as close to what used to pass for normal.  But since then, everything has c...
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17
April
2020
| 11:39 Europe/Amsterdam
Some of Leicestershire’s most rural primary schools are using new, full-fibre broadband to connect teachers, students and parents during the current coronavirus lockdown. The schools, all part of Learn Academies Trust (Learn-AT), are keeping essen...
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17
April
2020
| 11:39 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across Wales were packed with shoppers and workers going about their daily business. Life was as close to what used to pass for normal.  But since then, everything has changed. ...
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16
April
2020
| 11:23 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the West Midlands were packed with shoppers and workers going about their daily business. Life was as close to what used to pass for normal.  But since then, everything ha...
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16
April
2020
| 11:14 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the East of England were packed with shoppers and workers going about their daily business. Life was as close to what used to pass for normal.  But since then, everything ...
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16
April
2020
| 11:11 Europe/Amsterdam
It seems scarcely believable that just a month ago, towns and cities across the East Midlands were packed with shoppers and workers going about their daily business. Life was as close to what used to pass for normal.  But since then, everything ha...
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16
March
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
North Ayrshire and Arran MP Patricia Gibson has visited Openreach engineers as they install an ultrafast broadband network for new housing in the coastal village of Fairlie. The MP and MSP visited a development at Regatta View to witness first-han...
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11
March
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
An award-winning rural distillery is now one of the best-connected places in Scotland, opening up a wealth of online opportunities to the family firm. Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, today (W...
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06
March
2020
| 16:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Tees Valley Mayor Ben Houchen has welcomed Broadband Minister Matt Warman to Hartlepool to announce that thousands more homes and businesses in Tees Valley are set to benefit from faster and more reliable broadband. An investment of £3.5million – ...
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05
March
2020
| 15:30 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 2,200 homes and businesses in Peterhead can now access fibre broadband through the £463 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) rollout - and nearly two in three have already connected. They’re among 86,000 homes and business...
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04
March
2020
| 15:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Lothian MSP Neil Findlay met the engineers of the future at Openreach’s £485,000 fibre training school in Livingston today, as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020. The revamped centre provides hands-on training for thousands of engineers who...
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28
February
2020
| 18:00 Europe/Amsterdam
SkillsCymru Carmarthenshire 2020 is first stop for high-tech vehicle The latest tool in Openreach’s drive to get pupils thinking about careers in engineering – a high-tech Showcase van - hit the road for the first time in Wales earlier last week a...
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24
February
2020
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
A leading cultural centre based in an 18th century manor is now one of the best connected places in Scotland, opening up a wealth of online opportunities for crafters and students. Gartmore House in rural Stirlingshire has hooked up to ultrafast, ...
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21
February
2020
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine MP Andrew Bowie this week visited Openreach engineers building a full fibre broadband network for a new housing development in Banchory. The MP visited Lochside of Leys to see innovative engineering techniques and...
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13
February
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has today announced that more than 30,000 homes and businesses in and around Nottingham can access some of the fastest, most reliable broadband anywhere in the UK. Engineering teams have been hard at work building the new network using t...
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30
January
2020
| 12:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Kirsty Williams AM has been meeting with Openreach engineers working on the next generation of broadband technology to connect properties across Brecon & Radnorshire. She saw a new ‘full fibre’ network which has been built directly from the exchan...
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27
January
2020
| 12:45 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in Crook and Howden-le-Wear. It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas across the UK, with building to start in...
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27
January
2020
| 10:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in a number of market towns and villages across Wales. More than 40 locations across Carmarthenshire, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Rhondda Cynon Taf...
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27
January
2020
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in 41 market towns and villages in the North West. It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas across the UK, wit...
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27
January
2020
| 09:58 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in seven market towns and villages across Yorkshire and the Humber. It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas a...
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27
January
2020
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in 22 market towns and villages across the East of England. It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas across th...
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27
January
2020
| 03:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach today outlined plans to make ultrafast, ultra-reliable and future-proof broadband available in 9 market towns and villages across the West Midlands. It’s part of a bigger announcement involving 227[1] ‘harder to reach’ areas across the U...
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