Openreach - Archive

2019
16
September
2019
| 10:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach is investing £1.7 million in a new fibre training centre in Bolton. The new facility is part of a wider plan to educate the next generation of digital engineers bringing vital broadband services to communities across the North West and beyo...
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13
September
2019
| 12:00 Europe/Amsterdam
To underline its commitment to Wales and greater independence from BT Group, Openreach has established a new Board for Wales. The Openreach Cymru Wales Board, whose members represent the teams of engineers and support staff working across Wales, w...
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10
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Cross-party politicians who oversee Scotland’s rural connectivity have been examining future plans for digital engineering at Openreach’s £485,000 Scottish training school. Members of the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Commit...
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09
September
2019
| 17:18 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 45,000 homes and businesses in Salford can now access the UK’s fastest broadband speeds. Engineers from Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, began work to build a new ‘full fibre’ network in February last year. Us...
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02
September
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Perth and North Perthshire MP Pete Wishart today visited Openreach engineers to see how they’re building ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in the city. He saw a ‘full fibre’ network built directly into properties in the city’s Oakbank a...
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30
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Glasgow Provan MSP Ivan McKee this week visited Openreach engineers working on an installation of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in the city. The Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built di...
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28
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch MSP Kate Forbes this week visited Openreach engineers to find out about the next generation of ultrafast broadband. The MSP learned about ‘full fibre’ technology – future-proof, reliable services that can carry broadban...
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28
August
2019
| 10:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Two of the UK’s most westerly island communities are now the best connected too - as new full fibre broadband networks go live in the Outer Hebrides/Na h-Eileanan Siar. Grimsay is a tiny island roughly three miles long and half again in width, joi...
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22
August
2019
| 15:50 Europe/Amsterdam
New figures show only one in five (22%) of the population believe apprenticeships are just for young people fresh out of full-time education, as 700,000 students collect GCSE results. The survey commissioned by Openreach, the country’s largest pri...
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20
August
2019
| 12:35 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has announced a four-year sponsorship deal with Ulster Rugby – becoming one of the club’s official title sponsors from the beginning of this season. The sponsorship, the first of its kind for the company, will give Openreach a visible pr...
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19
August
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Extra funding of almost £18 million is to be invested in broadband thanks to the continued success of the Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband programme. Six thousand homes and business will benefit due to stronger than expected take-up of fibre b...
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16
August
2019
| 17:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Connecting Cheshire celebrated the completion of its six-year multi-million pound superfast broadband programme with the ceremonial switching on of the final broadband cabinet to ‘go live’ as part of the roll-out. The new fibre cabinet in Windle H...
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16
August
2019
| 17:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the most rural homes and businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband. Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, is announcing (Monday 8...
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16
August
2019
| 17:50 Europe/Amsterdam
More South Yorkshire homes and businesses than ever before can now enjoy faster, fibre broadband through the £27 million Superfast South Yorkshire broadband rollout. And more than 50,000 (44 per cent) premises within the Superfast South Yorkshire ...
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16
August
2019
| 17:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach, the UK’s digital infrastructure company, today announced Sheffield as one of 36 towns and cities that are set to benefit from Openreach’s rollout of some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK. In Sheffield, new Fibre-to-the-Premises...
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16
August
2019
| 17:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has given the ‘green’ light to its first fully operational electric vans in a bid to reduce CO2 and eliminate exhaust pollution. The new vehicles, sporting a special design to spell out their green credentials, took to the roads of Leeds...
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16
August
2019
| 16:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Connecting Cumbria has announced plans today (25 July) to bring some of the fastest broadband speeds in the UK to more than 2,000 homes and businesses in harder to reach rural areas of Cumbria. The Connecting Cumbria broadband rollout, a partnersh...
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16
August
2019
| 11:22 Europe/Amsterdam
More than 75,000 homes and businesses, including Trevor Stewart’s garden design business, can now benefit from faster speeds thanks to the county council’s £32 million Superfast Staffordshire partnership with Openreach and the government’s Building D...
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13
August
2019
| 16:11 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of homes and businesses in west Leicestershire will soon be able to benefit from some of the UK’s fastest broadband speeds. It’s after Leicestershire County Council announced a £2.7 million extension to their Superfast Leicestershire par...
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13
August
2019
| 11:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the West Midlands most rural homes and businesses are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband. Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, is announcing that more than 100,000 ...
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05
August
2019
| 14:33 Europe/Amsterdam
Ian Lucas MP for Wrexham has been meeting with Openreach, to see first-hand the next generation of broadband technology that’s coming to town. A new housing development on the outskirts of Gwersyllt will have more than 50 family homes and enjoy so...
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02
August
2019
| 12:20 Europe/Amsterdam
An ex-military officer who swapped the cockpit of a fast jet for a career with Openreach hopes she can act as an inspiration to others looking to follow in her footsteps. New research from Openreach – the UK’s largest private sector employer of Ar...
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02
August
2019
| 12:18 Europe/Amsterdam
Openreach has given the ‘green’ light to its first fully operational electric vans in a bid to reduce CO2 and eliminate exhaust pollution. The new vehicles, sporting a special design to spell out their green credentials, took to the roads of Birmi...
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02
August
2019
| 12:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the most rural homes and businesses in the East of England are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband. Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, is announcing that more than...
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02
August
2019
| 12:12 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the East Midlands most rural homes and businesses are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband. Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, is announcing that more than 100,000 ...
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02
August
2019
| 12:01 Europe/Amsterdam
The next generation of engineers are getting ‘dialled in’ to thinking about the world of work, thanks to a Cambridgeshire careers event supported by Openreach. Hundreds of primary school pupils were able to find out more about life as an engineer,...
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26
July
2019
| 11:00 Europe/Amsterdam
Moray MP Douglas Ross visited Openreach engineers working on one of the first installations of ultrafast broadband technology for new homes in Buckie on Friday (26 July 2019). He saw a ‘full fibre’ network being built directly into more than 100 n...
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08
July
2019
| 18:05 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the North East’s most rural homes and businesses are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband. Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, is announcing (Monday 8 July) that mor...
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08
July
2019
| 18:01 Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of the North West’s most rural homes and businesses are looking forward to a faster future thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband. Openreach, the UK’s largest telephone and broadband network, is announcing (Monday 8 July) that mor...
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18
June
2019
| 11:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Chris Elmore MP for Ogmore has been meeting with recent Openreach recruits that are rolling out the next generation of broadband technology across his Ogmore constituency. ...
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